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Social Skills "First Steps to Making True Friends" (Autism, ADHD, anxiety, OCD)

Taught by an SLP this class teaches the foundation steps necessary to develop friendships. Topics include understanding the definition of a true friend, what friends should do/not do, and ways to be friendly to peers. This class is open to anyone that needs to build their friendship skills. There does not need to be a diagnosis.
Robin Murphy M.S.CCC/SLP/L
2 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 8 learners
50 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does aOne-Timeclass work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon Aug 15

Meet once (1 day)
2pm - 2:50pm
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Class Experience

Students will demonstrate the skill to:
~Define a true friend
~Describe what friends do/friendly acts
~Describe what friends should NOT do/unfriendly acts
~Learn ways to be friendly to new people
I am a Speech Language Pathologist and an Assistant Professor at Saint Louis University with a special interest in autism.  I am also the parent of a son with autism.  I have been a speech language pathologist and taught in the field for 24 years. My credentials are as follows:
B.S. in Speech Pathology
M.S. in Speech Pathology
Assistant Clinical Professor at Saint Louis University
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology
Mo Licensed
Il Licensed
Parent of a child with autism
National and local conference presenter 
An extension activity is provided at the end of the group session
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Progress is assessed through student answers and participation. An introductory email will be sent to students and family before the class starts.  A performance email will be sent to parents after session.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
YouTube and GimKit will be utilized in a screen share fashion and no account is required on the part of the learner. 
We will use the website YouTube to watch short pre-selected video clips of social situations which depict persons from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. We will use GimKit for trivia games. We will use the book "Spotlight on Social Skills - Elementary" as a main part of our curriculum. 


Robin Murphy M.S.CCC/SLP/L
Lives in the United States
Autism and Communication SLP / Parent of a child with autism!
2 total reviews
4 completed classes

About Me

Hello and welcome to my speech and language therapy page dedicated to children/adolescents with autism. 

First, let me start of by saying that I am the parent of a child with autism and I understand a parents wish to support their child as much... 
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