NEW Winter Groups Are Filling!

Winter Group Picture

Registration is now open!

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

For more information about any group please contact: 

303-221-STAR (7827)

Or email:

All STAR Teen 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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January 11th – February 15th

Fridays • 4:30-6:00 PM

Cost: $510 (includes $6 supply fee for each session)

*Developmental Pathways funding available for qualifying families.          

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Critical Core Group

Building confidence and engagement one dragon at a time!

Children age 12-14 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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March 4th to April 22nd
Mondays from 4:30PM to 6:00PM

Cost: $65 per session • (8 total sessions, $525 total)

*Developmental Pathways funding available for qualifying families.

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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Session 1: January 15th– February 14th

Session 2: February 26th– March 28th

Tue. & Thurs. 4-5 PM 

Cost: $450 

*Developmental Pathways funding available for qualifying families.

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.

January 21st– February 27th

Mon. & Wed. • Ages 3-5

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Cost: $960

($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.

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New! Movement and Music Program

This winter, come to STAR Institute’s NEW 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

March 13th– April 17th  

Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 PM

Children ages 3-5 years

Cost: $300

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*Developmental Pathways funding available for qualifying families.