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Down Syndrome Friendship Group

Every Monday
4:30-5:30 P.M.

This group will focus on social skills and communication with peers who have Down syndrome as well as parent education/support.

Skill Level: 8-12 year olds with Down syndrome

Location:  McMurray Children’s Therapy Center

Discipline: Speech/Language Therapy and Social Work

Therapist:  Jodi Shemansky, MS, CCC/SLP Speech/Language Pathologist

Lauren Pagano, Licensed Social Worker

Day/Time: Mondays 4:30-5:30 weekly


Insurance based Group

Goals will include…

  • Taking turns
  • Use appropriate personal space
  • Use appropriate responses
  • Initiating conversation
  • Understanding and expressing emotions
  • Increasing problem solving skills
  • Decreasing impulsive behaviors

Parents will meet in a group setting with Lauren

Please speak with your child’s speech/language therapist for a referral.