NEW Fall Groups Are Filling!

Fall Group Picture

Registration is now open!

STAR Institute is offering groups for children and adolescents this Fall. Space is limited.

For more information about any group please contact: 

303-221-STAR (7827)

Or email:

Critical Core Group

Building confidence and engagement one dragon at a time!

Children age 12-17 years old are invited to join our Critical Core group. Through fun and fantastical role playing games we will work together to defeat monsters, solve puzzles, build team work and develop social emotional skills.

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September 19 - November 21

Thursdays from 5:15-6:45 PM

Cost: $970 (10 sessions)

*Developmental Pathways funding available for qualifying families.

Movement and Music Program

This Fall, come to STAR Institute’s Movement and Music Program. This program was developed in partnership with Swallow Hill Music, and is designed to expose young children to music in a supportive group setting. Movement and Music will be run by Amy Sweetin, MT-BC, a music therapist from Swallow Hill, as well as STAR Institute occupational therapist Vincentia Ferrari, MOT, OTR/L who has extensive training in the sensory integration approach and the DIR/Floortime methodology, both of which focus on the child’s capacity to regulate and communicate.

This program will help children develop skills associated with:

  • Regulation
  • Coordination
  • Body awareness
  • Social interactions/engagement
  • Following directions
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September 19 - October 24* 

Thursdays from 4:00 to 4:45 PM

Children ages 3-5 years

Cost: $250 (5 sessions)

*Developmental Pathways funding available for qualifying families.

*No class 10/3

Teen Cooking Club

Social Club • Cooking • Fun

This after school club focuses on building positive peer to peer interactions and increasing sense of self while engaging in motivating functional experiences. This group is for teens and tweens who have a diagnosis of Autism, ADHD, SPD, or are just shy or have difficulty connecting. Ages 12-16 years.

There will be a Taste Test Dinner Party on the final week!

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September 20 - December 20*

Fridays • 4:00-5:30 PM

Cost: $830 (10 sessions. Includes $6 supply fee for each session)

*Developmental Pathways funding available for qualifying families.          

*No class 9/27, 10/4, 11/15, 11/29*

School Readiness Program

A program ideal for kids that are not quite ready for the school environment or are already enrolled in school, but need help solidifying foundation skills for success in a classroom environment.

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September 20 - December 20* • Fridays • 9:00-11:45 AM

September 23 - December 2** • Mondays • 1:00-3:45 PM 

Ages 3-6

Cost: $1,100 (10 sessions with payment options available)

Price includes parent meetings. Sign up for one day or both days.

*Developmental Pathways funding available for qualifying families.

*No class 9/27, 10/4, 11/15, 11/29

**No class 11/25

CREW Social Skills Group

Social skills lessons are taught within the context of games and play while meeting a child’s individual sensory needs. The program is geared for verbal children that have basic peer awareness and would benefit from therapeutic activities to build reciprocal interactions. These positive experiences are foundational building blocks for a child’s social development.

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September 23 - October 30

Mon. & Wed. • Ages 4-6

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Cost: $960 (12 sessions)

($150 deposit to hold your spot, balance due when you arrive)
You can mail a check or call with a credit card.

*Developmental Pathways funding available for qualifying families.

Bike Riding Camp

Camp focused on building your child’s confidence on a bike in a fun, low-pressure environment. Great for building social skills as well. Children ages 4+ years.

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September 24-October 22

Tuesdays 4:00-4:45 PM

Cost: $175 

*Developmental Pathways funding available for qualifying families.

Imagine Adventure Club

Join Imagine Adventure and play board games and role playing games with peers in a fun and safe space. This group uses table top games to build community, team work, self-confidence and flexibility in a setting that is motivating, exciting and enjoyable. A place to be yourself, learn to express yourself and learn to make friends. Children ages 9-11 years.

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September 24 - December 3*

Tuesdays 5:15-6:15 PM

Cost: $450 (10 sessions) 

*Developmental Pathways funding available for qualifying families.

*No class 11/26

The Rebounders

A therapeutic trampolining superhero club!

The Rebounders is a 10 session social club built around superheroes and mini trampolines.The group is run by experienced Occupational Therapists and supports development of social engagement and shared problem solving. At The Rebounders the groupwork parallels what happens on the playground in a safe environment designed to meet every child where they are at and ensure success. Our strengths based approach supports regulation and is designed to improve sensory processing and integration skills. Children ages 4-10 years

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October 29 - December 5*

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-4:45 PM

Cost: $450 

*Developmental Pathways funding available for qualifying families.

*No class 11/14 or Thanksgiving week