Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
-Albert Camus
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1155 Route 73, Suite 7
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

856-204-1959

info@makingfriendscenter.com
Making Friends Social Center is one of the longest running evidence based social skills and behavior support programs now available in New Jersey. Formally The Wanna Play Program, Making Friends provides social skills training for children from 3-18 that target interpersonal development and appropriate behavior.

Making Friends Social Center was developed as the result of Ruth Herron Ross' years of experience in autism intervention programs as a therapist and special educator.  The Wanna Play Program curriculum was published in 2007 and it's revision Making Friends: A Social Skills Program for Inclusive Settings (Corwin 2010).

Current Schedule

Making Friends is currently running groups and individual session for the fall session.  Our Summer program will be starting soon.  You can join the program any time.  Below is the Spring schedule .  Check our the summer services available on our services page and see our current group days and time on our Current Program page.

Fall 2013

 

Monday

Wednesday

Friday

Saturday

9-10

Kindergarten Skills (4-6 yrs)

 

Toddler Story Time (3-4 yrs)

Toddler Social Play Group (3-4 yrs)

10:30-11:30

Toddler Social Play Group (3-4 yrs)

Toddler Social Play Group (3-4 yrs)

 

Kindergarten Skills (4-6 yrs)

11:30-12:30

Adult Social Program

Adult Social Program

 

Early Elementary (7-9 yrs)

2-3

 

Kindergarten Skills (4-6 yrs)

 

School Age Group (8-10 yrs)

3:30-4:00

 

 

 

Middle School Group (11-14 yrs)

4-5

Early Elementary (7-9 yrs)

School Age Group (8-10 yrs)

 

 

5-6

Middle School Group (11-14 yrs)

Adolescent and Young Adult Group

 

 


Here are other options that have not yet been scheduled. Please call 856-204-1959 if you are interested in these services.

Social Play Groups               Individual Session               Sibling Session 

Teen Group                          Construction Group              Teen Transition Group  

Social Dyad                          College Bound Support        Social Skills Group  

Interactive Metronome          Pre-School Group                Cooking Class

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