The Autism Project of Rhode Island's Social Group information and descriptions.

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Social Skills Group Descriptions

Groups for All Ages

Creative Expressions Tuesdays

Ages Served: All ages are welcome to apply!

This group is co-facilitated by our Figgy's Art Studio affiliate.  Through individual and group art projects, participants learn more about social expectations, effective peer interactions and functional skills for group participation.  A variety of mediums are explored in an effort to discover each artist's unique style. 

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Curtain Call

Ages Served: All ages are welcome to apply!

Our “Curtain Call” social group uses theatre as a medium to promote expressive communication, regulation of emotions, and social interactions.  Co-facilitated by a teaching artist from the Trinity Repertory Company and a licensed clinician, the program incorporates individual objectives for each participant and specialized ASD strategies to help adolescents and teens learn, communicate, and build self esteem.

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Game On! Basketball

Ages Served: All ages are welcome to apply!

Currently looking for more players! Group time would be 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., ages 11-18. Skill level includes various Drills and Games for practicing all skills taught.

Players of all abilities will engage in activities teaching the fundamental skills of basketball.  Activities and drills target emotional regulation, communication, following game rules and team work.  Participants also work on coordination, core strength, balance and endurances.

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Game On! Karate Friday

Ages Served: All ages are welcome to apply!

Participants will learn non-violent Shotokan Karate Do moves in a visually structured format. Sessions will focus on self-regulation tools and therapeutic recreation through martial arts.

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Game On! Karate Saturday

Ages Served: All ages are welcome to apply!

Participants will learn non-violent Shotokan Karate Do moves in a visually structured format.  Sessions will focus on self-regulation tools and therapeutic recreation through martial arts.

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Move and Groove Saturdays

Ages Served: All ages are welcome to apply!

This highly structured group utilizes motivating activities to increase joint attention and positive peer relations.  Visual supports, environmental structure, movement and creative curriculum enhance participation and understanding.

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