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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

June 18, 2012

Contact: Bevin Theodore, Director of PR & Communications

610-799-7797

800-25-PEACE, ext. 7797

bevin.theodore@kidspeace.org

KidsPeace groups help children build social skills, cope with bullying 

 

FOUNTAIN HILL – Growing up can be tough, but KidsPeace offers groups to help children and teens feel more at ease in social situations.

  • Our Teen Asperger’s Group helps middle school-aged children with Asperger’s disorder build social skills. The group meets at 5 p.m. Wednesdays.
  • Our Preschool Autistic Spectrum Group, for children ages 3 to 7, helps develop early social skills through group involvement. It meets at 5 p.m. Mondays.
  • Coping with Bullying is a group to help middle school kids overcome the effects of being bullied. It will be held at 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, starting July 10.

All groups are held at 1650 Broadway and are run by a licensed clinician. Insurance companies are billed, so the only fee is any applicable co-pay.

Anyone interested in signing up a child for one of the groups should call 610-799-8600 and ask for Lauren, Maryellen or Fritzie.

KidsPeace is proud to celebrate 130 years of giving hope, help and healing to children, families and communities. For more information, like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/kidspeaceorg or follow us on Twitter @KidsPeace.

About KidsPeace

Founded in 1882, KidsPeace is dedicated to serving the behavioral and mental health needs of children, preadolescents, teens and young adults, offering a comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; and a variety of foster care and community-based programs to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities. KidsPeace offers services in Georgia, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and the District of Columbia.  

 
   
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