Social Skills Group

Headstart offer a range of social skills groups which are run periodically across our locations. All programs can be funded through NDIS or privately. 

  • Lego Groups
  • Early Teens Social Skills Groups
  • Adult Social Skills Groups
  • Holiday Social Skills Programs 

Lego Therapy Group

Age Group:      variable

Lego groups focuses on the collaborative assembly of a construction project. There is an emphasis on verbal and non-verbal communication, joint attention, problem-solving, team work, sharing and turn-taking. These groups are run periodically. Typically, programs are offered during the school holidays. Please contact administration regarding future program availability on admin@heastartis.com.au

 

Early Teen Social Skills Group

Age Group:      12-16 year olds

This program is offered on the third Thursday of each month. Each session focuses on a different social skill. For example, conversation, greetings, friendship, conflict.  The program is aimed at being both enjoyable and educational for all that attend.  Participants contribute to the course content and thus tailored as much as possible to suit those attending. Please contact administration regarding future program availability and fees admin@heastartis.com.au

 

Adult Group

Age Group:      18+ year olds

The group provides adults with the opportunity to interact with others and develop their social skills.While many will have ASD this is not a requisite and anyone who is struggling socially is welcome to attend. Sessions are held on Tuesday’s each fortnight and typically run for 1 ¼ hours and are based at Wayville. Please contact administration regarding future program availability and fees on admin@heastartis.com.au

 

Holiday Programs

School Holiday program are offered periodically and vary each holiday period. Please contact administration regarding future program availability admin@heastartis.com.au