Programs & Classes

SCAN @ Nazareth

Social Communication Club at Nazareth College

Community based after-school program for teens (ages 12 - 16) facilitated by clinicians from the Nazareth College Speech & Hearing Clinic in collaboration with AutismUp. This program is located off-site.

Social Communication at Nazareth (SCAN) is an after-school program for teens in grades 7-10. The program provides opportunities for teens with similar social communication skills to learn and practice said skills with same age peers in a natural social setting. It explores social topics, including self awareness, perspective taking, collaboration, problem solving, and other similar social skills to establish and maintain friendships and relationships using a project-based approach to teaching. Practice opportunities are shared with families to reinforce skills and strategies outside each week. Together with the clinician team, teens work to communicate their strengths and interests and create a final project to share at a family celebration at the conclusion of the program.

SCAN is most appropriate for teens and parents interested in opportunities to further develop and practice social communication skills necessary for success in school and community settings.

Ages: 12 - 16

Supervision: 4 : 1

Focus: Social

Criteria: Students enrolled in SCAN should have the ability to engage in conversational speech, and have a basic understanding of the importance of social interaction, and be able to work cooperatively in a group of 6-8 peers.

1. Improve social communication skills

2. Assist in ability to develop friendships

3. Create final collaborative project

Duration: 10 weeks (No Classes on 2/20, 3/13 and 4/17)

Rate: $200 / Full session

This program takes place at:

Nazareth College (York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute)
4245 East Avenue
Rochester, New York 14618

SCAN @ Nazareth is facilitated by clinicians from Nazareth College Speech and Hearing Clinic in collaboration with AutismUp.

  • $200
  • Feb 06 - Apr 24
  • Wednesday
    • Wednesday6:00pm - 7:00pm
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How to register:

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    Webster NY, 14580

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Feel free to contact us anytime with questions or concerns:

Program Coordinator:
Craig Jones
P: (585) 248-9011 ext. 116

If you have questions specific to payment, billing, invoicing and finances please contact:
P: (585) 248-9011 ext. 105

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