This summer, we will be offering social skills groups in Attleboro and Quincy.  All participants must attend a placement interview prior to enrolling in group.  


Therapeutic Groups:  All instructional groups begin on July 5th.

Teen Scene: Social skills group for teens with ASD and their peers.  This group focuses on developing basic social skills and generalizing them into home and community settings.  Monday evenings from 6pm - 7pm.

Girls Night Out: Social skills group for girls in middle and high school and their peers.  This group focuses on developing skills needed to interact with same-aged peers and addresses issues pertaining to adolescence.  Girls Night Out participates in frequent field trips. Friday evenings from 6:30pm to 8pm.

Preschool Playdate:  Social skills group for preschoolers.  This group participates in frequent trips to the park, the pool, the zoo, and other local events.  Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9am to 11am.

PEERS instructional group for grades 9 through 12:  This group follows UCLA's PEER Model of overt social skills instruction, reflective discussion, and practice.  This group is appropriate for teens with well-developed communication and tolerance skills who are able to participate independently in their school and club environments, but who would like to practice strategies for meeting and interacting with friends. Tuesday evenings from 6pm to 7pm.

PEERS instructional group for grades 5 - 8:  This group is similar to the PEERS group for older teens, but it follows an age - appropriate curriculum geared towards middle schoolers.  The group staffing is 6 early teens to 1 adult.

Circle of Friends: for children in grades 1 - 5 working on basic communication, play, and social skills.  This group involves 1:1 therapeutic instruction and frequent field trips. Monday evenings from 4:30pm to 5:30pm.

Summer Clubs and Social Activities

Lego Club:  Social group for boys with ASD ages 7 to 10.  Group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 11:30am.  July 6th through August 24th .  Fee: $60 for 7 week session.

Totally Techies:  for ages 13 and up: For teens interested in basic coding and designing webpages and apps, this group provides a forum for sharing ideas and learning new techniques.  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9am to noon.  July 5th through August 25th.  Fee: $250.00.

Lego Robotics: for students in grade 4 through 8.  Work with peers to build lego robots and program them to race, do tricks, and even tsumo wrestle!  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am to 12pm.  July 6th through August 24th.  Fee: $250.00.

If you would like information about one of these groups, please contact


(844) TALABA



​FAX: (508) 848 -0101