Wednesday Night Class

Our Wednesday Night Class

Our Wednesday night class, "Special Friends," will be held in rooms 124/125/126 from 6:30-7:45pm. This class will be a biblically based group that emphasizes on growing disciples and strengthening social skills for children with special needs. The goal is to provide a range of specially designed social activities that are biblically based, emotionally encouraging, physically safe and intellectually challenging.

Each child will be paired with a buddy and facilitate through stations to include:

  • Small group story
  • Study the word
  • Practice the word
  • Live it out!
  • Hands on activity/craft
  • Small group to review what was learned

The social skills groups will target:

  • Perspective-taking emotional regulations
  • Conversation skills
  • Friendship skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Initiation giving/accepting compliments
  • Responding to turn taking
  • Sharing
  • Asking for help
  • Foster the love of God through friendships & positive peer role modeling
  • Listen and identify social cues
  • Follow rules and cooperate
  • Use of self control and increase self-esteem
  • Take responsibility and make good choices
  • Handle disappointments and resolve conflicts
  • Use reasoning and logic
  • Communicate effectively
  • Increase social cognition and empathy
  • Manage feelings
  • Cooking

For questions or to volunteer, please email Eleanor Waterman.