Personalized child and family coaching is an effective, efficient process that empowers
school aged children to meet a variety of personal goals. Coaching is particularly helpful in improving Social Thinking® skills, building confidence, making (and keeping) friends, enhancing organizational habits, dealing with bullying, and managing emotion.
“The Skills for Living team has a natural ability to immediately connect with children at their level…”
Since every child is unique, individual coaching sessions are specifically designed around individual learning styles and comfort levels.
Through role play, crafts, games, activities, and conversation, children gain an awareness of personal strengths, learn strategies to build on their areas for growth, and gain confidence as they experience success.
“We need Skills for Living as much as our daughter does!”
Parents are a child’s first teacher, nurturer, and strongest advocate… and they need support, too. Individual and group coaching for parents is available. Free parent education sessions and social opportunities are also offered on a regular basis.
Sometimes, when a child struggles socially or has a diagnosed specific need, communication with school personnel can become complex. As parents and experienced public school educators, we understand the passion, commitment, and frustrations that sometimes arise when working toward the common goal of educating the individual child.
“Katy was able to act as a bridge between my husband and I and the school.”
Through school observations, consultations, and programming, we are often able to assist families and educators in working together toward a shared goal.
The Skills for Living team has a dynamic, varied, professional background. Our collective goal is to provide high quality social education services.
While not our primary mission, families occasionally request related private services with one of our team members, which we are happy to provide. Private services are available in the following areas:
- Occupational Therapy
- Art Therapy
- Behavioral Consultations
- Job Coaching