Teach Me To Be Social ~ a social skills group for young children and their parents

Let's Play!


  • AGES: 4 to 6 years
  • DATE: Saturdays in SPRING 2018. 
  • Includes Two Parents only Sessions: 
  • TIME: Children attend: 10:00am- 12:00pm Parents attend: 11:30am-12:00pm
  • LOCATION: #103-4181 Hastings Street, Burnaby, BC, V5C 2J3
  • COST: $1,125.00 for the 9 week program

This social group is aimed at teaching introductory social skills to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Curriculum is based in part on work by Michelle Garcia Winner (Social Thinking) and will cover topics including:

  • Learning How to be a Friend
  • Following a Group Plan
  • Teaching Eye Gaze through Social Thinking
  • Recognizing Emotions
  • Practicing Relaxation Skills
  • Turn Taking and Being a Good Sport
  • Initiating Conversation
  • Understanding Personal Space

Pre-requisite skills for this program include an ability to communicate verbally using simple sentences, and to participate in a group program without challenging behaviour that would require individual adult support.

To find out more information or to schedule an intake meeting, email Sarah Gentile sgentile@abacentre.ca or Sara Shababi sshababi@abacentre.ca or call our office: 604-232-4122.