Autism Social Skills Trainers Charleston SC

Local resource for autism social skills trainers in Charleston. 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.

ABA Outreach
(843) 297-8470
61 Saint Margaret St.
Charleston, SC
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Academic Assessments, Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Educational Assessment, Social Skills Training, Support / Tutoring, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

Data Provided By:
Marisa Nava, Ph.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist
843-971-5171 Ext. 103
250 Mathis Ferry Road
Mount Pleasant, SC
Support Services
Behavorial Intervention, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

Data Provided By:
Autism Institute of South Carolina
(803) 790-9975
4840 Forest Dr., #233
Columbia, SC
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Adult Support, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

Data Provided By:
Marisa Nava, Ph.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist
843-971-5171 Ext. 103
250 Mathis Ferry Road
Mount Pleasant, SC
Support Services
Behavorial Intervention, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

Data Provided By:
Danni Bloom
(803) 783-0690
2705 Prince Charles Ct.
Columbia, SC
Support Services
ABA, Ideas For Finding Therapists, ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Assistive Technology, Behavorial Intervention, Floortime, General Supplies, Helpful Websites, Play Therapy, Products/Stores, RDI, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, State Resources, State Resources, Education, State Resources, Parent Training, Support / Tutoring, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

Data Provided By:
Sweetgrass Psychological Services
(843) 532-8442
1156 Bowman Rd. Suite 105
Mt. Pleasant, SC
Support Services
Adult Support, Art Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Play Therapy, Psychological Counseling, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

Data Provided By:
Rochelle altman
(843) 810-9479
Isle of Palms, SC
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Assistive Technology, Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Educational Assessment, Psychological Counseling, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

Data Provided By:
Team Therapy SC
(803) 253-6223
Columbia, SC
Support Services
Assistive Technology, Early Intervention, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

Data Provided By:
Pine Grove, Inc.
(803) 438-3011
1500 Chestnut Road
Elgin, SC
Support Services
Behavorial Intervention, Compounding Pharmacies, Education, Marriage & Family Counseling, Private School (Autism Only), Psychological Counseling, Residential, Residential Facility, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,9-10 Grade

Data Provided By:
Behavior Consulting Services, LLC
(864) 650-3098
213 Kings Way
Clemson, SC
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Psychological Counseling, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Autism Support Network

Local Events

Walk for Autism Charleston 2014
Dates: 4/19/2014 – 4/19/2014
Location:
Hampton Park Charleston
View Details