Social Coping and Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Power Combination of Psychology and Speech Language Interventions

Throughout our years working with the ASD population, parents often inquire about whether their child should be receiving speech-language or psychological services. The answer is frequently “both.” Research demonstrates that individuals with ASDs are at great risk for developing significant...

Ask the SLP – You’ve Been Told Your Child Needs Social Skills… Now What?

This article will provide answers to some important questions parents may have after learning that their child would benefit from social skills group therapy.   Question: Why are social skills groups important?   Answer: Social skills groups provide children with the...

Fostering Successful Social Skill Development in Young Adulthood

A parent recently came to us to ask whether it is important to include social skills goals as part of her son’s high school Individualized Education Plan (IEP). He is a bright young man who has one friend who shares similar interests. He would like to go to college, pursue a professional career,...