*You must attend a client intake appointment and complete the necessary paperwork prior to attending this event.
What are Friday & Saturday Night Hang-outs?
This program is a unique three hour interactive social skills
experience. No other program like this exists. We have
created an environment that allows people of all ages to have fun
while teaching them age appropriate social skills that they can
transfer to their every day activities. This program has been
intentionally designed to promote social and emotional growth in a
nurturing setting. Specific activities have been set up to promote
and encourage eye contact, personal space, social reciprocity,
tone of voice, fine motor skills and the nuances of creating
About our Mentors:
The key to this program are the mentors who interact with each client
during this time. These young people attend intensive on-going training
to ensure that they are “Living & Learning” along with our clients.
About the Creators of the Program:
This program has been developed by two mothers of children with
special needs. Both women have over twenty years of professional
experience working in the public school setting and providing social skills
through private and group sessions. Rachelle has two master’s degrees, one
in Educational Psychology and the second in Autism. She is an instructor at
Eastern Michigan University where she teaches, Inclusion and Disabilities
Studies in a Diverse Society. Our social worker has a master’s degree and fifteen
years of experience as a private practitioner. She has run numerous parent, child,
teen and family support groups and specializes in social skills, life skills, grief and
loss, anger management, anxiety and depression, and teaching
self regulation skills.
What people are saying:
Our center has been described by other parents as, “The perfect balance that is visually inviting the moment you walk in and so welcoming by the personalities and tone. Loved it 100%”
If you would like information about this program, please call us at 248-308-3592.