Our early childhood social skills group is geared towards children working on their social development and presented in the form of play! Children will work on skills including: asking someone to play, joining a game, taking turns, sharing, sportsmanship, Children will also be working on skills such as transitioning to/from activities, handling conflict and self-regulation while increasing problem slving and critical thinking skills.
This group aims to work with young men on life lessons such as initiating conversations, active listening skills, personal responsibility and self-respect. Participants will work on developing a sense of their role in their families, friendships and community. We will be working with boys on how to present themselves as young gentlemen of integrity - offering tips and practice around making eye contact when it may be difficult, compromising with others and even learning how to tie a necktie!
Calling all Super Gamers!!! Join us for this game-play based social skills group for children ages 7-9. We will be using games to work on improving social communication skills, following conversational rules, understanding facial expressions and body language and pro-social behaviors. Join us as we build our collaboration, cooperation and friendship skills!
Our Mad Science group will have kids working on awesome, exciting experiments while making friends. Join us as we have lots of hands-on fun while developing our joint attention, turn taking, cooperative play, problem solving and critical thinking skills. Warning! Our scientists will get messy and should dress accordingly. We will be creating our lab coats during our first session!
all yoga classes are led by Kylie Almeida, OTR/L or Heidi Pontes, LMHC
fun and energizing class for ages 5-11 with a focus on positive thinking, building empathy and compassion and social skills
class for toddlers and preschoolers and their grownup
evening yoga class for children to help focus on relaxation skills. Feel free to come in pajamas!
These groups are designed to enhance learning through the natural power of play!
This is an art class geared towards kids and tweens. Artists will use a variety of materials including watercolor, acrylics, oil pastels, glass and various tools to explore art techniques and create their own designs.
Come and explore your creative side through a different building challenge each week. Children are welcome to work individually or in groups.
This is a hands-on class focusing on Science-Technology-Engineering- and Math! Participants will team up with their peers to complete challenges while exploring the Design Process. Some activities will include bridge building, earthquake proof structures, and solar hot water heaters.
So much authentic learning and education happens outside of the traditional classroom. Let’s get outside and explore our local environment. We will be learning about the plants, animals and local ecosystems while keeping a nature journal of our findings. We will be exploring the Fall River bike trails and natural wooded areas directly surrounding our offices. Please come dressed comfortably and safely.
These activities are peer led with adult supervision & guidance. Space is limited so registration is required.
The Write Corner is a group for middle and high school students who are interested in writing and sharing their work with others. We will be exploring various genres including poetry, short stories, opinion essays, and personal narratives. We will also be looking at writing as a tool to help manage social end emotional issues. Participants will be working on publishing their own work and sharing their creativity on a self-produced podcast.
RELATE (Rising Enthusiastic Leaders Aspiring to Empower) is a FREE biweekly meetup for middle and high schoolers of all abilities. In this group, we are looking to celebrate neurodiversity and hope that anyone looking for a group to belong finds belonging here with peers. We would love for group members to talk about their own unique experiences and empower each other to be their authentic best selves.
Activities including music and games will be provided.