Social City is a social skills program in New York City for children ages 2 to 16 years old who would benefit from supplemental social and emotional support. Co-Founders Tara Ferrara and Aly Spira are speech and language therapists who specialize in pragmatic language and social skills. They have extensive knowledge and experience working with children. They understand the significance of adapting instruction to the individual needs of each student. They provide the support that allows children to make the most of their strengths and help them overcome their weaknesses.
Social City provides a comfortable environment which encourages children to interact and bond with their peers in a small group setting. Targeted areas include, but are not limited to, attention and focus using the whole body listening approach, conversation strategies, initiating and maintaining friendships, understanding and expressing feelings and empathy, problem solving, emotion management, relationship skills, perspective-taking, and improving self-confidence.
Social City believes in an interdisciplinary approach to working with children through consistent collaboration with parents, teachers, related professionals, and anyone else who works with the child. Social City modifies their curriculum to meet each child's specific goals and areas of need.
Social City is committed to providing high quality services to enable and empower children to thrive socially and academically, preparing them for life-long success.
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