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Empowering the neurodiverse for a better life and a better world

Social and professional skills development for children, adults, and employers with workshops proven to increase skills, instill confidence, and embrace neurodiversity.

Programs and offerings

  • iSocial Student: Middle school and high school
  • Social Life—Adult: For adults who want to start with the fundamentals
  • PCLS (Professional Communications and Leadership Skills): Advanced skills for workplace and professional settings
  • “Keeping-it-Fresh” Workshops: Weekly continuing development for iSocial graduates
  • Leadership and HR Workshops: “Hiring and Managing Mr. Spock in a Captain Kirk workplace: Creating a positive work environment for the neurodistinct”
  • We welcome all—we know that every neurodistinct person has potential and that no single solution is right for everyone. iSocial works for those on the autism spectrum and those with ADHD, PTSD, and others.
  • At iSocial, privacy and confidentiality are cornerstones of our process and are essential to the success of the interactive activities that advance individual skills.
  • We use a Zoom-based approach to customize and match each individual’s experience based on factors like age, goals, abilities, interests, career role, or even organizational affiliation.
  • Skills development groups are comprised of up to six (6) individuals.
  • Programs are tailored to meet the goals of each individual, starting from their individual skill level at entry.
“Social thinking skills must be directly taught to children and adults with ASD. Doing so opens doors of social understandings in all areas of life.” —Temple Grandin

About neurodiversity

Impacts 15–20% of the world’s population
 

Neurodiversity includes autism, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Tourette syndrome (TS), traumatic injury, and others. Our staff works with each individual to assess, contextualize, and carefully place them into a group of cohorts based on age, ability, goals, interests, and other needs.

Skills in Focus

Foundational skills
 
Essential skills based on seventeen peer-reviewed technical articles prove efficacy across a thousand students who participated in the university-based research and development process.
  • Recognizing facial expressions in others
  • Sharing ideas
  • Turn-taking and conversations
  • Understanding feelings and emotions
  • Problem-solving
Advanced skills
 
With groups based on skill level and pace, advanced team-based problem-solving provides guided modeling and development of real-world skills. Interactions are contextualized for each age group—children, adolescents, and adults.
  • Professional communication skills
  • Professional image
  • Spotting and repairing social errors
  • Self-advocacy
  • Advancing from surviving to thriving
Continuing development
 
Success for the long-run. More than 75% of graduates participate in periodic continuing development sessions and meet weekly with their new friends and professional peers.
  • Skills refresher activities
  • Social hour conversations
  • Supplemental skills
  • Remedial behavioral development
  • Guided peer reinforcement
  • Meeting with friends

You’re in great company.

Inclusion and DEI growth leaders in the world’s top companies and institutions understand the benefits of skilled neurodiveristy to their teams and rely on iSocial to complement the job-specific, technical skills of modern business and industry.

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