PEERS ®

Based off of UCLA's PEERS® (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills), an evidence-based social skills program designed to help participants make and keep friends, students learn important social skills and are given the opportunity to practice these skills in session during socialization activities (e.g. playing sports, board games, etc.).  Program requires parent participation and completion of weekly homework assignments. All teachers are certified PEERS® providers and the program is supervised by a BCBA. 

Student Profile: Designed for middle or high school aged teens with High Functioning Autism or ADHD with reading comprehension level of 3rd grade or higher. Participants must be highly motivated to learn new skills and willing to do weekly “homework” to practice their skills.

Prerequisites: 
Willingness to participate in a screening process to determine suitability.  Ability for both participant to attend all 16 sessions.


Program Length:
90 minute sessions on Tuesday evenings from 5-6:30 for 16 weeks. Parents will be provided an overview of the lesson and a review of the homework assignment. 

Tuition:
Email outreach@ivymount.org for pricing and additional details

Date: 
Spring 2019 Session: February 12th – June 4th  (No sessions on April 16th)

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