875 NW Grant Avenue

Corvallis, Oregon

Phone  (541) 207-7674

Fax (541) 207-3498

The Social Communication Clinic is a friendly and dynamic environment where social struggles are demystified and specific social communication strategies are taught. Julie Balderston (Clinic Director) and her gifted team use a variety of strategies to make learning inclusive and fun. Individual and Group classes are taught to children, adolescents and adults. We help our clients to overcome a large range of challenges associated with high-functioning autism, ADHD, emotional disorders and other types of social-cognitive deficits (no diagnosis needed).

• self-regulation

• being part of social groups

• organizational skills

• job development

• stress/anxiety management

• understanding behavioral expectations for different environments

• increased cognitive flexibility

• maintaining friendships

• functional expressive language

• pivotal life transitions

• self-advocacy & confidence

• using augmentative technology