Asperger's Center Programs
The Asperger's Center program at the Groden Center is proud to offer comprehensive social groups for children and adolescents with Asperger's Syndrome. The groups focus on providing children and adolescents with Asperger's with the opportunity to meet and interact with peers who have similar strengths and needs. Skills training focuses on the development of skills needed to promote friendship development and stress management. Grants for the fall program are currently available for families who qualify.
The groups will be run by Dr. Kelley Pistacchio and Kristen Acciari, LICSW. Dr. Pistacchio is a licensed clinical psychologist and director of the Community Support Services program, while Ms. Acciari is a clinical social worker who specializes in Asperger's Syndrome.ndrom
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CSS: Winter 2013 Social Groups
SOCIAL THINKING GROUP THERAPY PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AGES 7-9 WITH ASPERGER’S SYNDROME. This group will follow Michelle Garcia Winner’s “Superflex Superhero” social thinking curriculum, to address common challenges, such as: Getting stuck on ideas,Being competitive, Being easily distracted, Thinking of others, Personal space.
Wednesdays 4:30- 5:30pm, 2/13/13 – 5/15/13...For a copy of our flyer, click here.
Transition to Adulthood Program (TAP) A series of therapeutic-educational tracks designed to meet the specific needs of individuals ages 15 – 18, with Asperger Syndrome, NVLD, High Functioning Autism, or similar social needs, through the challenges of high school and the transition to adulthood: Winter 2013 Program Theme: PREPARING FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
Mondays, 3:15 – 4:15pm, 1/28/13 – 4/29/13...For a copy of our flyer,click here.
Social Group for adults with Asperger’s Syndrome - This group will focus on: Increased understanding of self and others, Relating to and connecting with others to promote feelings of belonging, and peer support
Wednesdays 3:00 – 4:15pm, 2/6/13- 5/8/13...For a copy of our flyer, click here.
For more information, or to register for a group, please contact the CSS Referral and Service Coordinator, Ashley Tyson, at 401-274-6310, ext. 1242 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Therapeutic Job Club Presentation...
...a job program for young adults with Asperger's Syndrome
Dr. June Groden, Co-Executive Director of the Groden Network, and Patricia Wisocki, Director of the Groden Network's Therapeutic Job Cllub, recently made a video presentation on the benefits of preparing young adults with Asperger's Syndrome for the job market. You can view the video by clicking here Sup