Confidence in the Classroom Making & Maintaining Friendships

Friendship
We assist children

We assist children to improve their social skills such as developing their confidence and communication in the classroom as well as developing and strengthening their friendship making and maintaining skills.
Specialised Equipment includes
• Individual and group sessions are run in the classroom or in our treatment therapy rooms using resources relevant to your child’s age and year level.

Tracking your child’s progress

Tracking progress helps you and your child remain motivated. Observations and conversations with you and your child’s teacher are used to track your child’s confidence in the classroom, making and maintaining friendships as well as their overall social skills.

Your child’s program

The aim of this program is to improve the social skills and confidence of your child by focusing on the following skills:
Social skills
• Independence
• Organisation
• Group work
• Achieving a common goal

Friends
• What does being a friend mean?
• Making and maintaining friendships

Feelings
• Words to describe emotions
• What do different emotions look like?

Problem solving
• Brainstorming solutions to everyday problems

Rules of the classroom
• Brainstorming ideas for what to do when during different activities as well as learning the classroom rules and the consequences when these rule are broken

The Team

Our Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists are experienced in working with children to develop appropriate individual and group therapy programs to meet your child’s needs.