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Neurodiversity/Executive FunctionSocial Emotional/BehavioralSkill BuildingRelationships/Communication

Dr. Timothy Wahlberg

Strengthening Social Skills Now

Virtual Event

Strong social and communication skills are vital, now more than ever.

As teenagers navigate the complexities of adolescence—new friends, academic challenges, relationships  and extracurriculars—social skills become be a vital tool in reducing anxiety and promoting long term mental health. Kids need the ability to effectively interact and communicate with others in various social contexts. It’s not just about face-to-face interactions anymore. Skills such as listening, empathy, and perspective taking are crucial in today’s world.

Join us and learn the importance of eye contact, how to handle an argument, show compassion and develop conversational and problem-solving skills. Learn ways we can support our children’s social communication so they feel calmer and better able to handle their emotions on the road to becoming an independent, respectful, successful adult.

Experienced psychologist Tim Wahlberg comes to GPS to assist caregivers on how to best help youth form and maintain friendships, learn more about themselves and gain a deeper understanding of others while developing a sense of social belonging.

Dr. Wahlberg has spent 25 years advocating, educating, and treating neurodiverse children, adolescents, adults, and their families living with Autism. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and a certified school psychologist, and he has expert knowledge in the areas of neurological impairments. Wahlberg has published extensively on Autism and is the author of “Finding the Gray: Understanding and Thriving in the Black and White World of Autism and Asperger’s.”

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