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Let’s Get Social and Start Cooking

In this Let’s Get Social and Start Cooking Clinic children will learn early kitchen skills like buttering bread, cutting fruits & veggies, using the microwave, measuring ingredients and much more. Areas of focus will include building friendships and other positive social interactions, sharing and taking turns, independence, and self-help in the kitchen, and working together as a team.  When: Coming soon. We’d love to let you know when t

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Let’s Get Social and Start Building

Help your child develop the skills for creating positive peer interactions while having fun building and experimenting in our Social Building Clinic. This 4-week program will help children develop and strengthen their social skills with peers. Children will learn these essential skills by engaging in a variety of crafts, building activities and science experiments. Areas of focus will include turn-taking, waiting, sharing and positive social inte

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Fun with Food

In this 6-week clinic young adults, will learn essential cooking skills and develop their independence in the kitchen. In this virtual clinic, participants will learn about nutrition, kitchen safety, what to do if a kitchen fire occurs, and practice preparing and cooking recipes using a variety of appliances. They will also have the opportunity to connect with peers and engage with each other in a virtual setting from the comfort of their own hom

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Let’s Get Working

Help your youth learn essential skills to enter the workforce by registering for Let’s Get Working. These skills include building resumes, interviewing, job seeking, and appropriate workplace behaviour. Hands’ team will provide an interactive and inclusive learning environment, allowing your youth to interact with peers and learn through exercises, practice, reflection, discussions, and readings. Recommended Ages: 15-18 years When: Coming so

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Healthy Bodies

Every week youth will learn about the essential parts of living a healthy balanced lifestyle. Areas of focus will be diet, physical activities, sleep and coping with stress, hygiene, and body image. Youth will be shown ways to make healthy choices based on their own individual preferences. Every session will end with a different type of physical workout activity to allow youth to experience a variety of ways to keep physically active. When: Comi

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Teen Chat Social Skills

Help your child develop the skills for creating positive peer interactions through this interactive clinic. This clinic will help youth, develop and strengthen their social skills with peers in a group environment. Youth will learn essential skills such as initiating and sustaining conversations, how to change subjects or handle disagreements, as well as understanding exaggeration, sarcasm, and analogies. Hands’ team will provide an interactiv

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Let’s Get Social Virtually

Are you finding it hard to have fun and be social in the virtual age? This group will focus on social interactions and practicing building social connections in the digital age. Online etiquette, conversation skills and general social norms will be practiced each week in a fun and interactive way. When: Coming soon. We’d love to let you know when this session is scheduled again. Send us an email at [email protected] or call us at 1-800-668

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Let’s Get Social Holiday Edition

In this clinic, children will have the opportunity to learn and practice social skills while participating in holiday activities, crafts, and games together. When: Saturday, November 19, 26, December 3, 10, 2022 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Register: Email [email protected] or call us at 1-800-668-8555 ext. 1333 to register.

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Let’s Get Social and Create

In this 4-week program, participants will learn about different types of art such as visual art, drama, music, and dance. Each session will allow the participants to learn the basics of art and then try their hand at creating something great while developing their moto skills! This clinic is also designed to promote socialization, teamwork, and expression of self in a safe and positive environment. When: Coming soon. We’d love to let you know

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Social Discoverers Level 1

In this virtual social skills group, participants will learn foundational concepts to help them understand the social world around them. Each week, participants will learn and practice key social skills concepts through engaging stories, demonstrations, and games. Participants will have to chance to practice these skills through fun interactive games and activities, while getting the chance to meet and play with other kids in an online group envi

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Learning to Play

Learning to Play is a group-based clinic designed to help support children in learning through play by interacting with the environment and their peers, encouraging children to engage with different types of materials and transition independently using a variety of transition strategies. We will also work on broadening your child’s interests by exposing children to new types of toys and modelling how to play with them appropriately. Topics cove

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Transition to Adulthood

Help your youth develop the skills for independence and day-to-day routines by registering for our transition to adulthood clinic. Participants will learn daily living skills to help develop independence, including personal hygiene, building relationships, setting up a bank account, grocery shopping, and cooking. Your youth will learn with peers in an interactive and inclusive learning environment. When: Coming soon. We’d love to let you know

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Let’s Get Social and Play Video Games – Ages 12-15

Does your child love video games? Are you trying to teach them appropriate ways to enjoy playing these games? Help your child develop the skills for creating positive peer interactions while having fun playing video games. In this 4-week clinic, children/youth will discuss the importance of sportsmanship, some of the dangers of playing online, how they can be safe while online, and the need to balance virtual time with reality. Children/youth wil

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Let’s Get Social and Play Video Games – Ages 12-15

Does your child love video games? Are you trying to teach them appropriate ways to enjoy playing these games? Help your child develop the skills for creating positive peer interactions while having fun playing video games. In this 4-week clinic, children/youth will discuss the importance of sportsmanship, some of the dangers of playing online, how they can be safe while online, and the need to balance virtual time with reality. Children/youth wil

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Let’s Get Social and Play Video Games – Ages 7-11

Does your child love video games? Are you trying to teach them appropriate ways to enjoy playing these games? Help your child develop the skills for creating positive peer interactions while having fun playing video games. In this 4-week clinic, children/youth will discuss the importance of sportsmanship, some of the dangers of playing online, how they can be safe while online, and the need to balance virtual time with reality. Children/youth wil

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Let’s Get Social and Start Building

Help your child develop the skills for creating positive peer interactions while having fun building and experimenting in our Social Building Clinic. This 4-week program will help children develop and strengthen their social skills with peers. Children will learn these essential skills by engaging in a variety of crafts, building activities and science experiments. Areas of focus will include turn-taking, waiting, sharing and positive social inte

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Let’s Get Social and Learn Sports

In this clinic, children will get an opportunity to learn skills related to various sports and games as well as the social skills related to being on a team. Teaching topics include being a good sport, winning and losing gracefully, how to cheer on your teammate, how to communicate to teammates, and how to follow the rules of the game. When:  Coming soon. We’d love to let you know when this session is scheduled again. Send us an email at aut

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Social Discoverers Level 2

Social interactions can be challenging for many people with autism. Sometimes it might seem like there are too many social “rules” to keep track of! But what if instead of learning each rule one-by-one, we could learn to observe clues like body language to figure out what others are thinking about us? In this interactive social skills group, participants will learn a new strategy each week that will help them understand the social world aroun

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Story Time with Friends

Does your child struggle to be around other children? Are they getting ready to or have just started kindergarten? In this 4-week clinic, young children will practice sitting for a story and participating in activities and games with their peers in a fun and supportive environment. Parents are: Invited to stay in a neighboring room to socialize and participate in guided discussions on various topics such as challenging behaviors, toileting, slee

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