PO022: Saturday School for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Developing Friendships

Thursday, February 20, 2014 9:30 AM–11:00 AM


Social competency is learned through interaction with others. This poster examines the components of a Saturday morning social enrichment program for children with autism spectrum disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Participants will view a description of the three-hour program, accompanied by outcome data from a progress monitoring system. The benefits and challenges that accompany a Saturday morning social enrichment program will be highlighted.


Elizabeth DelPizzo-Cheng, PhD, Elan Academies, Costa Mesa, CA; Maryam Abdullah, University of California -Irvine, Irvine, CA