Enrichment After School Classes – Winter 2021

ALL KIDS need opportunities to have fun, connect with others, learn new skills, make friends, and enjoy a sense of belonging… That’s what Kids Like Me is all about!

Classes designed for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other social/learning challenges. All enrichment offerings will take place virtually, have a special emphasis on social skills development, and last for 8 or 10 weeks. This is a great opportunity for young people to engage, experience, and explore in a safe and welcoming environment in developmentally appropriate classes led by professionals!

 

MONDAY:

CHARACTER DRAWING (Level 2)
Do you love the characters from Adventure Time, Mao Mao, The Heroes of Pure Heart, Angry Birds and SpongeBob SquarePants?  Then this is the class for you!  Students will learn step by step to create these beloved characters.
DATES & TIME: 4PM-5 PM, Weekly on Mondays, starting January 25th
AGES: 10 and up
FEE: $120 for 8 weeks & $80 for The Help Group Students

FILM MAKING (Level 1)
Lights! Camera! Action! Come be a part of our production team as we collaborate to make a short film as we create, share, and film our movie all virtually!
DATES & TIME: 4PM-5 PM, Weekly on Mondays, starting January 25th
AGES: 10 and up
FEE: $120 for 8 weeks & $80 for The Help Group Students for 8 classes

 

TUESDAY:

NAMA-STAY AT HOME: YOGA FOR KIDS  (Level 2)
Yoga has many benefits for children including improving physical health and mental health. Join us for a kid-friendly, weekly yoga class for children. No prior experience with yoga is necessary.
DATES & TIME: 4PM-5 PM, Weekly on Tuesdays, starting January 26th
AGES: 7-12
FEE: $120 for 8 weeks & $80 for The Help Group Students for 8 classes

BEGINNER PHOTOGRAPHY  (Level 1)
Each student will then learn about the basic components of the digital camera on their smartphone or tablet, how they work, what the different settings do, how to compose a photograph and introductory editing features.
Devices needed: iPhone, iPad or Android
DATES & TIME: 3 - 4 PM, Weekly on Tuesdays, starting January 26th
AGES: 7-13
FEE: $120 & $80 for The Help Group Students for 8 classes

 

WEDNESDAY:

BOOK CLUB  (Level 1)
Our Book Club will dive into various novel excerpts, and short stories each week. Students will be introduced to age-appropriate books and dig deep into their creative side to come up with alternative endings, create their own book covers, and so much more! In this eight-week class not only will we be discussing the books we love to read, but also coming up with some of our own stories.
DATES & TIME: 3 - 4 PM, Weekly on Wednesdays, starting January 27th
AGES:  7 to 12
FEE: $120 for 8 classes & $80 for The Help Group Students

KARATE  (Level 2)
This introductory class focuses on build self-confidence, increase strength and flexibility.   This weekly program is an overall great workout and motivates each student to get moving!
DATES & TIME: 3 - 4 PM, Weekly on Wednesdays, starting January 27th
AGES:  7 and up
FEE: $120 & $80 for The Help Group Students for 8 classes

 

THURSDAY:

MIRACLE PROJECT – TAKE A BOW!  (Level 2)
Kids Like Me and The Miracle Project are proud to offer a musical experience to turn Zoom Gloom into Joy and Confidence Abloom! This virtual beginner/intermediate music and movement class gives young people the opportunity to make friends and express themselves through singing, dancing, and acting in a fun, nonjudgmental group setting. Participants of all abilities welcome!
DATES & TIME: 3 - 4 PM, Weekly on Thursdays, starting January 28th
AGES:  10 and up
FEE: $240 & $200 for The Help Group Students for 8 classes

GAMING CLUB  (Level 1)
Calling all gamers! Come join us every week as we play a variety of video games, multi-player online games and other online traditional board games. No particular device needed.
DATES & TIME: 3 - 4 PM, Weekly on Thursdays, starting January 28th
AGES:  10 and up
FEE: $120 & $80 for The Help Group Students for 8 classes

 

FRIDAY:

MINECRAFT CODING  (Level 1)
During the online coding class, kids are taught how to modify the popular game of Minecraft.
DATES & TIME: 3 - 4 PM, Weekly on Fridays, starting January 29th
AGES:  7 to 12
FEE: $120 & $80 for The Help Group Students for 8 classes

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS CLUB  (Level 1)
This is a fantasy role-playing club in which players create characters and embark on adventures. The goal is to have a fun time journeying through adventures that D&D can provide. The club encourages students to coordinate and plan as a team.
DATES & TIME: 3 – 5 PM, Weekly on Fridays, starting January 29th
AGES:  10 and up
FEE: $120 for 8 classes & $80 for The Help Group Students

 


 

Therapeutic After School Classes

WORRY WARRIORS  (Level 1)
This group is designed for children with social-emotional challenges such as autism spectrum disorder who also experience anxiety. Parents and child sessions run concurrently. We will learn strategies to recognize and manage anxiety symptoms using a semi-structured curriculum to teach and practice cognitive-behavioral strategies. These are engaging and easy-to-follow lessons with live feedback! Parent attendance required.
DATES & TIME: 4PM-5:15PM, Weekly on Mondays, starting January 25th
AGES:  10 to 14
FEE: $175 for 10 weeks & $120 for The Help Group Students

PARENT SUPPORT GROUP  (Level 1 & 2 )
This bi-weekly support group for parents of children under 18 years of age with social/learning differences will target ways to cope with the unique stressors related to parenting during the stay-at-home order (e.g., routine changes, behavioral issues). We will also reinforce development of social skills.
DATES & TIME: 4 - 5 PM, Bi-Weekly on Wednesdays, starting January 27th
FEE: Free! For 10 weeks

SOCIAL SKILLS CLUB  (Level 1)
These social skills groups are designed to provide an opportunity for children with social-emotional challenges such as autism spectrum disorder to practice and improve their social skills in a safe, supportive and structured environment. There will be additional parent sessions throughout to promote social-skills generalization within the natural environment.
DATES:  January 28th, Thursdays, 10 sessions
AGES/TIMES:  Group 1: 6 - 9 - 4 PM to 5 PM
Group 2: 10-14 - 3PM to 4PM
FEE: 175 for 10 sessions & $120 for The Help Group Student

 

*Level 1 is for participants who require little to no support in groups**
**Level 2 is for participants who require moderate to very substantial support in groups**

LOCATION: All virtual classes will be held online via Zoom*
*Must register to receive the Zoom information. An email with a Zoom link will be sent prior to sessions.

 

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