PEERS® Social Skills

PEERS® is a world leading research-based social skills training program. The focus of PEERS is in enhancing real-world skills for adolescents and young adults who experience social challenges. PEERS® has a strong evidence-base for use with adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum and is also appropriate for adolescents and young adults with ADHD, anxiety, depression, and other socio-emotional problems.

The team at TLC are excited to be able to offer the fabulous social skills programs from PEERS®. TLC has PEERS® Certified Providers available for group or individual programs

PEERS® For Young Adults

PEERS® for Young Adults presents the first evidence-based group treatment program for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as other neuro-developmental disorders and social challenges.

Young adults will learn about:

  • Trading information and starting conversations
  • Maintaining conversations
  • Finding a source of friends
  • Electronic conversations
  • Handling physical bullying
  • Responding to disagreements
  • Bringing up disagreements
  • Dating etiquette
  • and much more!

PEERS® For Adolescents

This is an evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated teens in late primary or high school who are interested in learning ways to help them make and keep friends. During each session teens are taught important social skills and are given the opportunity to practice these skills in session during real play activities (e.g. playing sports, board games, etc.).

Adolescents will learn about:

  • Trading information and starting conversations
  • Maintaining conversations
  • Finding a source of friends
  • Electronic conversations
  • Handling physical bullying
  • Responding to disagreements
  • Bringing up disagreements
  • Changing a reputation
  • and much more!

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT PEERS® PLEASE CONTACT admin@miltontlc.com.au or call 02 4455 2152