Social Thinking Workshops

Social Thinking Workshops 2018

This two-day workshop will help you understand in-depth Social Thinking concepts and frameworks, and implement key strategies and tools at school, center, home, individually or in groups. The workshop promises to be functional and infused with practical take-aways that you can apply immediately. Be prepared for interactive discussions to make learning come to life.

Day 1 - Social Thinking Across the Home and School Day: The ILAUGH Model

Day 2 - ZOOMING IN: Strategies for Concrete Learners

Speaker: Chithra Kathiresan

Event Details


Intensive Social Skills Program (5-8 yrs)

This is an intensive play program for 5-8 year olds designed to develop communication, play, relating, and social skills. This program is for kids who are ready for more pretend play with peers.

  • 10-Week Program
  • 2 times per week
  • 4pm - 5.30pm ,Tues & Thurs
  • Facilitated by a Social Skills Therapist

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  • Play to Learn Program (3-6 yrs)

    This is an intensive play program for 3-6 year olds designed to develop communication, play, relating, and social skills. This program is for younger kids who require more support to stay engaged in play.

  • 8-Week Program
  • 3 times per week
  • 9am - 11am, Tues, Wed, Fri
  • Facilitated by a Social Skills Therapist

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  • (Past Event) Fundamentals of DIR® Floortime™

    • May 11-12, 2018
    • Speaker: Chithra Kathiresan, DIR® Floortime™ Trainer with Profectum, USA

    How does a child develop the miraculous ability to love, think, communicate, and create, as well as to have self- control and feel compassion for others? Many child-development theories focus on only one part of this puzzle. This social-pragmatic approach develops a child’s spontaneous interactions, empathic relationships, thinking, creative play and problem solving. These are foundations for all social interactions and mastery of academic skills.

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    (Past Event) Play to Narrative Development

    • January 5-6, 2018
    • Speaker: Dr Carol Westby

    DAY 1 (half day) - Playing to Learn: Evaluating Play in Young Children.
    Learn how play develops, how to evaluate play skills, and the reasons for promoting play in education.

    DAY 2 (full day) - Telling Tales: Stories in our Social and Academic Lives
    Understand the roles of memories, narratives, and life stories in social interactions, self-regulation, and academic performance. Acquire a variety of assessment tools and intervention methods for narratives in children from preschool through adolescence.

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    (Past Event) Introduction to DIR® Floortime™

    • November 10-11, 2017
    • Speaker: Chithra Kathiresan, DIR® Floortime™ Trainer with Profectum, USA

    How does a child develop the miraculous ability to love, think, communicate, and create, as well as to have self- control and feel compassion for others? Many child-development theories focus on only one part of this puzzle. This social-pragmatic approach develops a child’s spontaneous interactions, empathic relationships, thinking, creative play and problem solving. These are foundations for all social interactions and mastery of academic skills.

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    (Past Event) Teaching Social Thinking®

    • September 7-8, 2017
    • Speakers: Michelle Garcia Winner and Dr Pamela Crooke

    Michelle and Pam return to hone our skills further in concrete intervention strategies for teaching social thinking. Michelle will present two workshop days filled with hands-on activities to teach Social Thinking.

    DAY 1 - MASTERCLASS - Experiencing Key Social Communication Concepts

    DAY 2 - Social Detective, Supeflex® and Friends Take on Social Emotional Learning

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