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10-Week Aspergers/Autism Social Skills Clinic

Date: 02/06/14, 02/13/14, 02/20/14, 02/27/14, 03/06/14, 03/13/14, 03/27/14, 04/03/14, 04/10/14, 04/24/14
Time: 4:30 - 6 p.m.
Audience: Public
Location: Speech-Language and Hearing Center, Humanities Building
Contact: Wendy Bower, bowerw@newpaltz.edu

The Department of Communication Disorders is offering a 10-week spring semester clinic for 7th-11th graders with Asperger’s or high functioning autism who would like to improve verbal and non-verbal communication skills in a variety of social interactions.

Therapy will be conducted in a group setting by undergraduate and graduate students in the Communication Disorders program, supervised by Wendy Bower, M.S. CCC-SLP—a New York State licensed and certified speech language pathologist and full-time faculty member. Large and small group interventions will be held with a maximum of 8-9 students in the large group.

When: Thursdays from 4:30 - 6 p.m. beginning February 6, 2014. No clinic on March 20 or April 17.
Where: SUNY New Paltz Speech-Language and Hearing Center, in the Humanities Building on campus
Fee: $100 for the 10-week session; no charge for SUNY New Paltz faculty/staff families

For more information or to sign up, please contact Sandy DiStasi, the secretary in the Communication Disorders Department office, at 257-3600, or e-mail Professor Bower at bowerw@newpaltz.edu.