KidSpeak, LLC

Spring 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018 – Friday, May 11, 2018

**Group closed Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March 2 for Therapist Training Days**

**Groups closed March 12 – 16 for Spring Break**

**Groups closed Friday, March 30 in celebration of Good Friday**

 

Preschool II Group (ages 3 - 6)                                                                                                            Mondays and Wednesday 9:00-11:00

This group is designed to look like a typical preschool with additional supports to help children with language and social difficulties succeed within all of their classroom skills, play skills, social communication skills, social skills, and more. A typical group looks like this: get ready/sensory time, circle time, centers, gym time, bathroom, snack, music, and much more.  The goal is to help increase your child’s classroom skills, language skills (expressive and receptive), speech skills, social skills, and play skills within a natural developmental setting.  The difference between this group versus Preschool I is that this group will have higher receptive skills, expressive skills, and play skills.  This group has a classroom ratio of 1 Speech Pathologist or Speech Pathology Assistant to 3 to 4 kids. (34 sessions)

 

Preschool III Group (ages 4 – 6)                                                                                                          Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 – 11:00

This group is designed to look like a typical preschool with additional supports to help children with language and social difficulties succeed within all of their classroom skills, play skills, social communication skills, social skills, and more. A typical group looks like this: get ready/sensory time, circle time, centers, gym time, bathroom, snack, music, and much more.  The goal is to help increase your child’s classroom skills, language skills (expressive and receptive), speech skills, social skills, and play skills within a natural developmental setting.  The difference between this group versus Preschool II is that this group will have higher receptive skills, expressive skills, and play skills.  This group is designed for kids entering Pre-K or Kindergarten next year. This group has a classroom ratio of 1 Speech Pathologist or Speech Pathology Assistant to 3 to 4 kids.  (33 sessions)

 Monday Friendship Camp (ages 5 – 8)                                                                                              Monday 4:00 – 5:30

This group is designed for NEW KidSpeak, LLC families.  These children have high receptive and expressive language skills and will be entering Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade.  This group will focus on increasing joint attention skills as well as emerging Theory of Mind skills through friendship activities including: sensory play times, group conversation times, game time, and much more.  Our primary goal is to increase their overall Theory of Mind skills (understanding others’ thoughts/feelings), self-awareness, play skills, conversational skills, and much more through the use of the SCERTS© Model, the Social Detective© curriculum by Michelle Garcia Winner and the Superflex© curriculum by Michelle Garcia Winner.  This group has a classroom ratio of 1 Speech Pathologist or Speech Pathology Assistant to 4 kids.  (17 sessions)

 

Wednesday Friendship Camp                                                                                                            Wednesday 4:00 – 5:30

This group is designed for CURRENT KidSpeak, LLC families.  These children have high receptive and expressive language skills and will be entering Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade.  This group will focus on increasing joint attention skills as well as emerging Theory of Mind skills through friendship activities including: sensory play times, group conversation times, game time, and much more.  Our primary goal is to increase their overall Theory of Mind skills (understanding others’ thoughts/feelings), self-awareness, play skills, conversational skills, and much more through the use of the SCERTS© Model, the Social Detective© curriculum by Michelle Garcia Winner and the Superflex© curriculum by Michelle Garcia Winner.  This group has a classroom ratio of 1 Speech Pathologist or Speech Pathology Assistant to 4 kids.  (17 sessions)

 

Social Skills Groups           

These groups focus on building and sustaining relationships by increasing socialization skills as well as language within a variety of child-centered socialization activities.  Within these groups we also focus on increasing our Theory of Mind skills through a variety of approaches including: SCERTS©, concepts taken from Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Detective©, Superflex©, and more.  This group has a classroom ratio of 1 Speech Pathology Assistant or Speech Pathologist to 6 kids.

Monday Group (Ages 7 – 10): 5:30 – 6:30 (17 sessions)  

Tuesday Group (Ages 10 – 12): 5:00 – 6:00 (17 sessions)

Wednesday Group (Ages 12– 15): 5:00 - 6:00 (17 sessions)

Thursday Group (Ages 10 - 14): 5:00 - 6:00 (16 sessions)

 

All groups focus on the individualized social communication as well as socialization needs of each child. There is a $50 registration fee for each group (plus the tuition payment).  Current KidSpeak, LLC patient registration is October 2 – October 13, 2017.  Starting Monday, October 16, 2017, registration is open to new patients.  ALL registrations are due by Friday, December 15, 2017.  There will be no late registrations.

 

If your child is not a current client of KidSpeak, LLC, your child must participate within a Speech and Language Evaluation.  In addition, they may be required to participate within a few individual sessions before starting group.

 

All children that participate within the above groups must participate within at least one weekly individual speech and language session at an additional cost.

 

Please contact Amanda Rollins, MS, CCC-SLP for more information at 214-636-0871 or amanda@kidspeakdallas.com