TryCAN Programs

Social Skills - Let’s Pretend (ages 3-5)


Class works on developing play and social skills including pretend, sharing, compromise, social language using coordinated play, role play, and other techniques. Children practice specific social skills through play and participation with peers and mentors. Parents hear skills to target out of class with suggested strategies.

Instructor: Eileen O’Neill, Behaviorist.
Saturdays, 9:00-9:45 am. February 24 - March 24 (no class 3/3), $85


 

Social Skills - Play and Learn (ages 6-7)


Children rotate through different activities including games, problem solving, role playing and other play to learn cooperation, compromise, self control, reading others, frustration control and conversation. Children practice specific social skills through normal play activities and participation with peers and mentors. Parents hear skills to target out of class with suggested strategies.

Instructor: Eileen O’Neill, Behaviorist.
Saturdays, 9:45-10:30 am. February 24 - March 24 (no class 3/3), $85.

 
 

Kidz Club (grades 3-5)


A Social skills class for older children in grades 3-5. Children will learn essential friendship skills for recess games, gym activities, play dates, and cooperative group activities. We will target skills such as listening and following directions and game rules, being a good sport, "playing together is staying together", playing fair, working as a partner or on a team, endurance of play, positive communication with others, talking on topic of the activity, as well as learning new games and building interests and motivation. 

Instructor: Eileen O’Neill, Behaviorist.
Saturdays, 10:30-11:15 am. February 24 - March 24 (no class 3/3), $85.

 
 

Social Skills - Let’s Talk: Pragmatics (ages 6-9)


In this class, we specifically target languages skills we use in our daily interactions with others. They include what we say, how we say it, our body language and whether it is appropriate to the given situation. We will build skills in communicating our personal thoughts, ideas and feelings. Through activities such as role playing, social stories, partner activities, games, and conversation building activities, we will work on increasing fluency of social language. 

Instructor: Eileen O’Neill, Behaviorist.
Saturdays, 11:15 am -12:00 pm. February 24 - March 24 (no class 3/3), $85.

 
 

Social Skills - Digital Drama (ages 8-12)


Class harnesses technology kids love to help teach life and social skills such as cooperation, compromise, conversation and safety skills as well as independence and appropriate behaviors. Children gain experience using computers for writing, planning and presenting mini-movies using Microsoft and Apple tools. Students help select topics but examples could be how to be with peers at recess/lunch, going to a restaurant, visiting relatives, starting conversations, etc.

Instructor: Eileen O’Neill, Behaviorist.
Mondays, 5:30 - 6:15pm. February 26 - March 19, $85.

 
 

Social Skills - Teen Friendship Group (ages 13-18)


A teen group that will meet and practice social skills in the natural environment. Teens participate in activities such as cooking, board/other games, learnings new computer skills, pottery/art activities, movie and book reviews/discussions, creating mini-movies on flip cameras, and more based on group interests. Group also works on relationship building, conversation and expanding personal interests.

Instructor is Eileen O’Neill, Behaviorist.
Mondays, 6:15 - 7:00 pm. February 26 - March 19, $85.

 
 

Move and Dance Group for older kids (ages 10-15)


Older youth will have a blast learning new ways to move to their favorite music while working together with peers to begin to master the art of dance.

Instructor Michele Goldin, Dance and Movement Therapist.
Sundays, 11:50 am -12:35 pm. February 25 - March 18, $64.




Dance and Movement Group (ages 4-8)


Children participate in a free expression workshop, a unique learning environment they will get moving through use of original and traditional music and songs, creative movement, dance and rhythms, games, props that provide sensory stimulation, art, and storytelling.

Instructor Michele Goldin, Dance and Movement Therapist.
Sundays, 10:10 -10:55 am. February 25 - March 18, $64.




Mini Yoga Group (ages 8-12)


A program specially designed for little ones to develop strength, flexibility, coordination, focus and concentration for a happy, healthy, balanced life. Through breathing and relaxation techniques, as well as fun poses and group games based on anatomy, children learn to respect themselves, each other and the world around them.

Instructor Michele Goldin, Dance and Movement Therapist.
Sundays, 11:00 -11:45 am. February 25 - March 18, $71.