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Oregon Chapter

Social Skills Groups

 DISCLAIMER:  This list is being provided as a courtesy to the public only. The Autism Society of Oregon makes no warranty or representation as to the qualifications, character, training or expertise of the listed individual or agencies. A listing here is not a substitute for your own inquiry.

Note: Listings of Drama Groups are at the bottom of the page

LISTINGS ARE ALPHABETICAL BY CITY:

BEAVERTON
CARD (Center for Autism & Related Disorders)
Beaverton, OR
Contact: Esther Hong
562-916-5565
email: e.hong@centerforautism.com
PEERS is a 14 week course for teens meeting 1.5 hours per week. Parent participation in a separate class that meets at the same time is required. 

Connect Speech & Play
1700 SW 167th Place, Suite 220
Beaverton, OR 97006
503-946-5375
email: connect@speechandplay.com
website: www.speechandplay.com
Contact us for information about available six-week sessions

Cooperative Therapies NW
7759 SW Cirrus Dr.
Beaverton, OR 97008
503-433-8085
Website: www.cooperativetherapies.com
Coordinated therapy services

New Horizons Wellness Services, LLC
Counseling & Psychotherapy
9400 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy., Suite 210
Beaverton, OR
Contact: Kristin North
email: aso@nhws.us
Website: www.nhws.us
503-352-0240
Occupational Therapy, Social Skills Groups, Sensory Integration
A coordinated care clinic specializing in providing evidenced-based occupational and speech/language therapy, social skills groups, and psychological services for children, adolescents and adults. Our mission is to help the patients we serve reach their full functional and emotional potential.
 

Spectra Gymnastics
Karissa Johnson
8344 SW Nimbus Ave. 
Beaverton, OR 97008
(503) 754-9794 
Email: karissa@spectrapdx.com 
Website: www.spectrapdx.com
We are highly trained and experienced in teaching specialized gymnastics lessons to a spectrum of learners. We develop each class and lesson plan specific to the individual needs of each student. See www.facebookcom/spectragym for videos and photos highlighting the fun our students have!

Western Psychological & Counseling Services
Jason Shull
9670 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy
Beaverton, OR 
503-626-9494
email: jae2ull@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.westernpsych.com
Autism spectrum teen skills and support group. Contact Western Psych for more locations throughout the metro area.

BEND
Heather Ashley, M.Ed

Bend, OR 97701
541-420-3138
Email: heatherashley@outlook.com
Website: www.heatherashleymed.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/heatherashleymed
Developmental learning specialist who assists children ages birth through adolescence with academic, developmental and behavioral progress.

Juniper Pediatrics
Deborah Padgett Coehlo, PhD, C-PNP, PMHS, CFLE
Bend, OR 97701
541-323-5515
email: debbie@juniperpediatricsw.com
Website: www.juniperpediatrics.com
Developmental & Behavorial Specialist

Bend Learning Center
404 SW Columbia St Ste 140
Bend, OR 97701
541-383-3208
Website: www.bendlearningcenter.com
Offers social skill groups for kids that struggle with perpesctive taking abilities and are akward with the mechanics of social skills

CORVALLIS
Social Communication Clinic
2065 Grant Ave
Corvallis, OR 97330
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HILLSBORO

Griffin's Place
PO Box 1359 
Hillsboro, OR
(503) 449-7564
Email: info@griffinsplace.com
Website: www.griffinsplace.com/ 
Empowering individuals 14 years and older with intellectual/ developmental disabilities with the knowledge and opportunities they need to engage in the community. 

Mind and Minds Play and Skills Center
Adely Mooso
31300 NW Hornecker Rdd
Hillsboro,OR 97124
(503)701-0353
Email: mindandminds@yahoo.com
Website: www.mindandminds.com/ 
Teaching skills for kids on the autism spectrum: social, academic, play, behavior, early intervention,life, preschool

KLAMATH FALLS
BLISS BEHAVIORAL CONSULTANTS
Tori Doddridge
6730 Kimberly Ct
Klamath Falls, OR 97603
541-274-9284
Email: toridodd@hotmail.com
ABA services offered for adults and children.

LAKE OSWEGO
Children's Clinical Care

445 Second St., Suite 210
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Contact: Lauren Corder, MA
503-360-3700
email: dearlaurencorder@gmail.com
Website: childrensclinicalcare.com
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for children and families affected by ASD.  Primary focus on social-emotional learning 

Dr. John McManus
15100 SW Boones Ferry Rd Suite 850
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
503-636-0111

MEDFORD
The Speech Center of Southern Oregon

3144 State St
Medford, OR 97504
541-773-8255
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PORTLAND
Robin Sobotka Soles, BCaBA
A HOPE FOR AUTISM
Neveh Shalom
2900 SW Peaceful Lane
Portland, OR 97239
503-516-9085
email: robbin@ahopeforautism.net
Website: www.ahopeforautism.net
ABA, after-school programs and social skills groups

Engage from MundoPato, Inc.
Pam Smith
Multiple locations in Portland
Portland, OR 97219
708-955-5711
Email: pam.smith@mundopato.com
Website: mundopato.com
Providing social skills practice for ‘tween and teen students needing extra support with communication, flexibility, and socialization.  Science Projects, games, cooking, art, and music are used to help each learner grow in their ability to be a productive member of a group

Happy Mindful People
Elissa Cirignotta 
Portland, OR
202-420-8754
email: happymindfulpeople@gmail.com 
Website: http://www.happymindfulpeople.com/
Movement & Mindfulness organization that offers classes to kids, teens, and adults. Classes integrate newest research on brain development, social play, creative movement, and/or a Vinyasa flow. Movement and Social Skills Classes for Kids on the Autism Spectrum and the Small Group Special Needs Movement & Mindfulness series are available, as are private sessions. 

Michael Brooke, PSy.D.
516 SE Morrison St., Suite 1010
Portland, OR 97214
503 235-8696
email: drmbrooke@brookepsychologists.com
Click for website
Social Skills group for teen (age 12 & older) to adults with HFA and Aspergers

Pathways for Potential
10151 SW Barbur Blvd Suite 108
Portland, OR 97239
503-201-7750
email: sue@pathwaysforpotential.com
Website: pathwaysforpotential.com
Social skills group coupled with academic support for children with autism spectrum disorders

Playful Intervention
7824 SE 13th St.
Portland, OR 97202
Contact: Charla Cunningham
503-735-5870
email: info@playfulintervention.com
Click for website
Drama therapy 

Play Space
1727 NE 13th Ave.
Portland, OR 97212
503-224-2820
email: info@pdxplayspace.com
Click for website
Social, language and movement groups for young children ages 3-12. Groups run year round with camps during summer months.

SocialKraft
Contact: Stephanie Gorman
Portland, OR
503-381-9344
email: socialkraft@me.com
Serving Portland 
Social Skills Support

Speech & Play
Courtney Lackey
17762 SW Country Dr.
Portland, OR 97229
(503) 946-5375
email: connect@speechandplay.com
website: www.speechandplay.com
provides speech-language and feeding intervention to children and adolescents. We are offering Saturday groups beginning in September, 2014.

REDMOND
Redmond Speech and Language
Angela Bacuyani, M.A. CCC-SLP
1707 SW Parkway Dr Ste B
Redmond, OR 97756
541-316-8804
email: contact@redmondspeech.com
Website: www.redmondspeech.com

TIGARD
Social Thinking Groups  - 
Erskine Therapy
7100 SW Hampton Suite 121G 
Tigard,OR 97223 
503-675-7711 
Contact: Barbara Erskine MS,CCC
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Second location at: 
9901 NE 7th Ave Suite C248

Vancouver, WA 98685
360-573-7313

TROUTDALE
Barbara Danehy

Troutdale, OR
503-512-8024
email: barbdanehy@yahoo.com
available for part-time work in the summer,
22 years of experience with children on the autism spectrum ages 3-10, basic sign language skills, trained in ABA

VANCOUVER
Autism Behavioral Consulting
 
Audra Jensen, M.Ed., BCBA, Director
10000 NE 7th Avenue, Suite 370
Vancouver, WA 98685
360-524-3440
email: info@autismabc.org
Website: www.autismabc.org
ABA Therapy, Social Thinking social skills groups

Social Thinking Groups  - Erskine Therapy
9901 NE 7th Ave Suite C248
Vancouver, WA 98685
Contact: Barbara Erskine MS,CCC
360-573-7313
Click for website
Second location in Oregon at:
7100 SW Hampton Suite 121G
Tigard,OR 97223
503-675-7711 

Stephen's Place
501 SE Ellsworth Road
Vancouver, WA 98664
(360) 984-3600
Email: info@stephensplace.org
Website: stephensplace.org/
Stephen's Place is a unique, not-for-profit independent apartment community, specifically designed to provide living solutions and programming for adults with complex language, learning and cognitive disabilities so they may live with meaning and dignity.


Drama Groups: 

New Moon Productions 
website: http://newmoonproductions.org/

NW Childrens Theatre 
website: http://nwcts.org

PHAME Academy
Portland, OR 
website: http://www.phameacademy.org