Date Event Location Contact

4:30-6pm

Does your child have difficulty finding his/her footing with peer groups? Does your child struggle to pick up on social cues from others? This group allows for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts, games and discussion to help form and maintain friendships.

This 8 session course costs $450 for all sessions. To register, contact Megan Kowalski at 847.412.4335

Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Megan Kowalski
847.412.4335

4:30-6pm

An expressive arts group for children ages 6-8 who struggle with self-expression, connection and emotional regulation. Contact Alissa Rotblatt at 773.467.3769 to register or for more information.

Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Alissa Rotblatt
773.467.3769

2:30-5:30pm

Sibshops offer brothers and sisters of children with special needs an opportunity to meet other siblings in a relaxed, supportive, and recreational setting. Participants share common joys, common concerns, and learn to handle sibling-specific "sticky situations." Sibshops are a mix of games, discussion, food, and fun! 

Sibshops are currently offered one Sunday afternoon each month in Northbrook. Teen Sibshops are offered as requested. 

255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

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Tammy Besser, LCSW
773.765.3159

4-5:30pm

G.I.R.L. is an ongoing therapy group for female identified children and teens with an emphasis on empowering girls to build strengths and process struggles related to friendship, confidence and complicated life stressors. This event is in collaboaration with Response Center for Teens. Contact Hannah Aron at 773.467.3823 to register or for more information.

Response Center for Teens
3033 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Hannah Aron
773.467.3823

4:30-5:30pm

A social skills group for children ages 6-8 with an emphasis on identifying feelings, managing frustration and cooperating with others. Contact Shira Glogower at 847.745.5441 to register or for more information.

5150 Golf road
Goldie Bachman Luftig Building
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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Shira Glogower
847.745.5441

6-7pm

A social skills group for children ages 11-13 who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Contact Stephanie McConville at 773.467.3744 to register or for more information.

255 Revere Dr.
Elaine Kersten Children's Center
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

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Stephanie McConville
773.467.3744

4-5pm

Therapeutic social skills group for children ages 3-5 with an emphasis on emotional regulation and social development. Contact Kathy Ham at 773.765.3125 to register or for more information.

Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Kathy Ham
773.765.3125

5:30-6:30pm

G.I.R.L. is an ongoing therapy group for female identified children and teens with an emphasis on empowering girls to build strengths and process struggles related to  friendship, confidence and complicated life stressors. Contact Stephanie McConville at 773.467.3744 to register or for more information.

Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center
3145 W. Pratt Blvd
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Stephanie McConville
773.467.3744

4-5:30pm

A therapeutic socialization group for children ages 8-10 with an emphasis on emotional regulation and social development. Groups are separated by gender. Contact Alissa Rotblatt at 773.467.3769 to register or for more information.

Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center
3145 W. Pratt Blvd
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Alissa Rotblatt
773.467.3769

4:30-6pm

An expressive arts group for children ages 6-8 who struggle with self-expression, connection and emotional regulation. Contact Alissa Rotblatt at 773.467.3769 to register or for more information.

Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Alissa Rotblatt
773.467.3769