Phone:
(480) 991-6560

Scottsdale Office:
6865 E. Becker Ln. Ste 101
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Chandler Office:
932 W. Chandler Blvd. Ste 3
Chandler, AZ 85225
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Summer Programs
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Teen Talk

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Teen Talk
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Teen Talk is a cutting-edge group that focuses on Social Thinking® concepts and "hidden" social rules. Teens are taught to think through social situations, focusing on why we engage in particular social acts, rather than simply memorizing social rules. We use innovative, ageappropriate techniques to help teens understand how their words and actions influence the way people think about them. (Ages 13 - 19)

SOCIAL SKILLS
  • Identifying Expected vs. Unexpected Behaviors
  • Perspective Taking
  • Understanding Hidden Social Rules
  • Reading Social Cues
  • Active Listening
  • Entering and Leaving a Conversation / Group
CONVERSATION SKILLS
  • Asking, Initiating and Follow-up Questions
  • Making Supportive and Add-A-Thought Comments
  • Maintaining Topics
  • Appropriately Switching Topics
  • Gauging the Length of Talk Time
  • Using and Interpreting Nonverbal Communication
  • Understanding and Using Slang and Nonliteral Language
COOPERATION / GROUP WORK
  • Being a Good Leader / Participant
  • Reasoning and Problem Solving
  • Negotiating
  • Planning and Sequencing Project Steps
  • Time Management
At PSLS, our cutting-edge Social Communication Groups incorporate the Social Thinking® approach based on the work of world renowned expert Michelle Garcia Winner.

Call the PSLS office for more information at (480) 991-6560.

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