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The Social Adventurer Group Programs

Our highly popular small-group therapy programs are designed for children and teenagers to develop social skills.


The following group programs are designed to develop social skills in a welcoming and encouraging way. Each child or teenager is matched to a group according to his or her goals and individual needs. Groups are run after school between 3.30pm and 5.30pm across seven locations in the Perth metro area. 

Discovery Club

Play Based Social Skills Group for children aged 6−11 years.

The Explorers

Social Thinking Skills Group for children aged 6−11 years.

Discovery Kitchen

Social Skills Cooking Program for teenagers aged 12−17 years.

Kontakt Australia

Social Skills Training Program for teenagers aged 12−17 years. For more information about Kontakt Australia and to express your interest, click on the button below.

Express your interest for Kontakt Australia


Core Learning Objectives

The core learning objectives below are explored in different ways in each group:

Self Awareness

  • Personal strengths and self esteem
  • Self regulation: Emotions
  • Self regulation: Sensory

Understanding Others

  • Empathy
  • Understanding non verbal communication from others
  • Understanding others have thoughts and feeling of their own

Communication

  • Greeting
  • Expressive communication
  • Conversation

Friendship Skills

  • Play
  • Friendship
  • Flexibility in thoughts
  • Being in a group
  • Problem Solving

Find out more!

If you are interested in accessing the Social Adventurer Program and are currently receiving services through
us please contact your Key Therapist or email us at Groups@autism.org.au

If you are not currently accessing services at the Autism Association please complete the online Expression of Interest Form and we will contact you soon. 

Expressions of interest for Term 2 and April School Holidays groups are now closed. Registrations for Term 3 and July School Holiday groups will re-open on Monday 7th May.

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