Approximately 50% of all savants have autism, while only about five to ten percent of individuals with autism possess extraordinary savant skills.
This group is intended for middle school age children (10-12 years) with limited functional communication skills. The primary focus for this group would be in four areas of verbal communication: requesting, commenting, asking questions and answering questions to help initiate a conversation through play and recreational activities with peers. The long term goal for this group is to help the children with limited verbal communication skills with some emerging conversation skills. Please note that there is limited number of spots for this group. The first session will entail a screening process to ensure this group is a good for you