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Enquire about Buddy Therapy
What is Buddy Therapy Group?
Buddy Therapy Group provides opportunities for children and young people on the autism spectrum who may have social communication difficulties to form a friendship with a buddy.
Facilitated by Autism SA Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists who have experience working with individuals with autism, the group gives participants the chance to talk about their interests and form friendships with others in the same age range.
How can I benefit from joining the group?
Participants in the Buddy Therapy Group are supported to achieve goals such as:
- Building an awareness of self and others
- Learning to identify feelings and emotions in a social situation
- Improving conversation skills (including listening to others)
- Developing strategies for maintaining conversations
- Developing an understanding of how to find a ‘common ground’
How can I access the group?
To register your interest in participating in this group, please fill out the form below, selecting Buddy Therapy from the list of service options. Once vacancies for this group occur, we will be in contact with you regarding next steps.
Expression of Interest - Groups/ProgramsFor our groups/programs that do not have current vacancies, but you wish to register interest in future session, please complete the below expression of interest questions. You will be contact when vacancies arise.
For more information about other supports and services at Autism SA, please contact My Pathways on 1300 288 476 or email@example.com.
Autism SA is accredited and registered as a provider through the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). This means that you can pay for services at Autism SA with your NDIS funding, or you may pay yourself, through fee for service.