Groups offered: in-person in Cloverdale, Surrey & New Westminster
This specialized group for neurodivergent girls (Autism, ADHD, Anxiety, OCD, social difficulties...) is specifically designed to encourage skills in developing and maintaining friendships; while acquiring and generalizing specific skills and strategies. Groups encourage neuro-affirming support, individualizing strategies to meet the needs of each participant. Areas include: self-advocacy, social emotional learning, executive functioning skills, perspective taking, and problem solving. The goal is to create a safe and inclusive space to allow group participants to communicate and learn in a positive and meaningful manner. Topics often develop organically to include significant issues of the participants and as requested by caregivers.
*Goals & topics vary based on age & group needs.
Pre-requisite skills for attending group programs:
ability to communicate to meet needs and participate in back & forth conversation
participate in group activities without challenging behaviours that requires individual support
desire to attend!
recommend self-awareness of diagnosis, as this may come up in conversation by participants
Currently running intake & registration for Winter 2023 in New Westminster. Cloverdale groups are all FULL
Fairy Friends ~ younger girls
Girls Group ~ tweens
Free intake required prior to registration.
Groups are created based on goodness of fit so all participants can benefit.