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New Social Group: Courageous Kids

July 5, 2016

Courageous Kids – A social skills group for the anxious child

Courageous Kids is a group behavioral therapy program designed by Occupational Therapist, Gabrielle Perelmuter MOT OTR/L, from Little Hands OT.

The program has been designed to support preschool and elementary aged children with various anxiety based disorders such as (but not limited to):

  • selective mutism
  • sensory processing disorder
  • high functioning ASD

The goal of the program is to support children with communicating and participating more freely and comfortably in school and other social settings.  We create a classroom-like setting that offers children a safe environment to practice verbal participation, or what we call “courageous talking”, “courageous moving” and “courageous playing”. Children are positively reinforced for being brave and courageous!

The group is co-led by Occupational and Speech Therapists and its curriculum is designed through the leading research in sensory integration, social thinking and research from the child mind institute.

Please contact us if you are interested in joining our group.


2021 Summer Camps

Little Hands will be offering 4 fantastic summer therapeutic intensives at our Corte Madera Clinic

Summer Therapy Intensives Include:

  • Self-Regulation & Social Skills Intensive (All Ages)
  • Kindergarten Buddies Group (Social Emotional Well Being)
  • Courageous Kids Group
  • Connecting Our Hands To What We See (ages 7 & up)

For more information, download the flyer (PDF).

Reserve Your Spot: In order to reserve your child’s spot please email our clinic coordinator, Mary Welton (