35 Clyde Road Suite 101 Somerset NJ 08873
HI-STEP® is a 5-week day program focusing on children’s social skills, problem-solving skills & emotional-behavioral skills through group training, individual attention, sports & recreational activities, creative arts, & academic-related activities.
HI-STEP® is designed for children with difficulties displaying appropriate social skills and problem-solving skills. The program commonly is appropriate for children with special education needs, including Asperger’s Syndrome, High Functioning Autism, Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, and symptoms of anxiety, shyness, obsessive-compulsiveness, etc. A diagnosis or special education classification is not required for enrollment in HI-STEP®.
The daily schedule includes social skills and problem-solving training, sports and recreational activities, creative arts activities, lunch, snack, supervised play activities to promote friendship-building and learning to play various games appropriately, academic-related activities focusing on social skills, and exchanging points for prizes at the reward store.
The HI-STEP® Summer Social Skills program is for children ages 6-17. Many children attend HI-STEP® as their Extended School Year (ESY) program, funded by their respective school district; an excellent opportunity for learning, fun, and friendship-making.