Autism Social Skills Trainers Boca Raton FL

Local resource for autism social skills trainers in Boca Raton. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to autism therapists, social skills trainers and information on socialization skills, social skills, children with autism, autism spectrum disorder, people with autism, socialization skills for children, as well as advice and content on autism and behavior.

Shirly Gilad BCBA, RN, FNP
(561) 504-6669
Boca Raton, FL
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Nutritional Counseling, Social Skills Training
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,Preschool

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Reaching potentials
(561) 391-1004
500 NE Spanish River Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Social Skills Training, Support / Tutoring
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

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Butterfly Effects, LLC
(888) 880-9270
Lighthouse Point, FL
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Educational Assessment, Psychological Counseling, Respite, Social Skills Training, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Butterfly Effects, LLC
(704) 859-4478
2708 NE 14th ST, Suite 5
Pompano Beach, FL
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Floortime, Helpful Websites, Social Skills Training, Support / Tutoring, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Butterfly Effects LLC
(561) 302-4860
1601 NW 22nd Court J22
Pompano Beach, FL
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Adult Support, Behavorial Intervention, Biomedical Intervention, Camps, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Education, Educational Advocacy, Government/State Agency, Legal Services, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Medical, Nutritional Counseling, Other, Respite, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
(561) 901-3965
7200 Camino Real #104
Parkland, FL
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Medical, Psychological Counseling, Social Skills Training, Support Group Meetings
Ages Supported
Preschool,11-12 Grade

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Judith Aronson-Ramos, M.D./Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics of South Florida
(561) 901-3965
5350 West Hillsboro Blvd #207
Coconut Creek, FL
Support Services
Biomedical Intervention, Doctors, Pediatrics, FastForword, Floortime, Helpful Websites, Nutritional Counseling, Social Skills Training, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Butterfly Effects
(954) 603-7885
2211 NE 36th St
Lighthouse point, FL
Support Services
ABA, Ideas For Finding Therapists, ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Advocates (Special Education), Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Disability Advocacy, Doctor Referrals, Early Intervention, Floortime, Helpful Websites, Nutritional Counseling, Play Therapy, Research, Social Skills Training, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Reveresco Learning Services
(954) 941-2323
900 E. Atlantic Blvd. #12
Pompano Beach, FL
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, Social Skills Training, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Linda Gottlieb, M.S. CCCSLP
(561) 596-8162
8544 Logia Circle
Boynton Beach, FL
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Assistive Technology, Colleges/universities, degrees in teaching/special ed., Early Intervention, Floortime, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Tomatis/AIT, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade

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Latest Research On Socials Skills Interventions

Latest research on socials skills interventions

Michelle Garcia Winner

While I have continued to review research since delving into what I ended up naming Social Thinking® in 1995, the last time I did a comprehensive research review, as it related to my ILAUGH model of Social Cognition, was in the year 2000. Ten years later it is exciting to see the trends in research as they are very much validating the clinical theories put forward in my early books (Inside Out: What Makes Persons with Social Cognitive Deficits Tick, 2000; Thinking About You Thinking About Me, 1st edition, 2002). One example of this is in 2002 I postulated that while the researchers are exploring the meaning and arguing to some degree the relevance of each of the core theories related to ASD, Theory of Mind, executive functioning and central coherence theory, I was observing my students had learning issues related to all three of these issues. It was not one problem, but many problems working in tandem. The research now shows that to be quite evident (Sodian & Frith, 2008; Pelicano, 2010)

As I finish writing a major new project that hopefully will be published in about a year, I’m doing an extensive review of the research. Three articles that have caught my attention relate to meta-analysis of social skills intervention research. A “meta-analysis” is an analysis of the published research to draw conclusions more holistically from the trends being discovered from studying the research results in mass, rather than focusing on the results of a singular study.

As I review the research I take bulleted quotes or summarize ideas from the research to help navigate my own summary for my writing project. This project will be, in part, steeped in exploring evidence based thinking and our development of related treatment practices.

There are three interesting articles that have been published on this topic in the last few years (White, Keonig &Scahill, 2007; Rao, Beidel & Murray, 2008; Reichow & Volkmar, 2010).

Some of the findings in Rao and Murray, 2008, are summarized by my description of the main points of the article as I reviewed it (some of the below are direct quotes and others are my interpretation of the text):

∗ Social skills in childhood linked to positive outcomes.
∗ Children who are deficient in social skills lack the behavioral repertoire necessary to interact with others according to social conventions; a deficit affects both academic and social development.
∗ Neurotypical preschool children can observe the social challenges of their peers who have social learning disabilities.
∗ Some of our students can have a strong awareness of their own social skills deficits.
∗ Our students don’t outgrow their challenges; they have them throughout adulthood.
∗ Most social skill programs are designed for a broader application to different types of students; few are specifically designed for students with...

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