Social Skills

A Step Above Speech-Language Pathology, LLC
Private practice serving Northern Virginia.  We use evidence-based techniques to provide diagnostic and therapeutic speech and language services in the areas of articulation, social communication, expressive/receptive language and literacy development.
(716) 432-7505
Ashburn Psychological Services
Developmental & neuropsychological testing, floor time therapy, social skills groups, parent guidance & medication
Ashburn, VA
(703) 723-2999
Autism Educational Solutions
Social skill groups
Ashburn, VA
(703) 232-1511
Autism Outreach, Inc.
108 Elden Street Suite 11
Herndon, VA
Michelle L. Hurst M.Ed., BCBA
(703) 289-0019
Fax: (703) 289-0039
Also serving families in MD and the DC area

Blue Ridge Autism Center
Speech therapy, occupational therapy, social skills, transition planning, ABA home/center based programs
Blue Ridge, VA
(540) 777-1218
Chesapeake Children's Therapy Center
Speech Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Early Childhood Education. Also offer feeding group for children age 2 to 4 and Social Skills Group children 4-15.
Springfield, VA
(703) 924-4100
Educational Solutions
Services are tailored to directly meet the needs of your child. While the primary target is children with ASD, we understand that there is a diverse population of students that have difficulty adopting the behaviors appropriate to the school setting. These students may or may not have a diagnosis, but would benefit from the behavior support services provided by Educational Solutions.
Exceptional Support Services
Socials skills and behavioral support to the Stafford and Fredericksburg, VA region. 
Provides individual and group counseling and social skills training in order to improve your child's development using modified DIR/Floortime techniques and play-based interventions. 
Heather L. DeCou, M.Ed., LPC,
Christine Passaretti, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA
Board certified behavior analyst and consultant for families of children with autism and related disorders. Over 15 years' experience setting up and running high quality home-based programs for children on the spectrum. Services include:  1:1 therapy, social skills training, assistance with IEPs and family consultations.
Norfolk, VA 23507
Family Compass
Therapy, behavioral, emotional and parenting challenges, speech & language therapy, social skills, Relationship Development Intervention (RDI), Floor Time (DIR), Early Intervention.
Reston, VA
(703) 471-5517

Jewish Social Services Agency of Metropolitan Washington (JSSA)
Social skill groups for all ages; summer camp social skills and support group
(703) 204-9100
Integrated Therapy
Provides occupational therapy, social skills, screenings, consultations for children from birth to 21
Richmond, VA
(804) 282-4596
L.E.A.P. Ahead, Inc.
Talisha Sachlis
8569 Sudley Road, Suite E
Manassas, VA  20110
Phone:  703-392-6166
We provide ABA Therapy/VB Therapy, Play/Social Groups and a variety of other services individualized to your child's needs.

The Learning Resource Center
Serving All Hampton Roads and Northeastern North Carolina; ABA in home and center based services for ages 18 months - Adult; Also offered are academic tutoring, testing and advocacy services; Food aversion groups and social skills groups run throughout the year; 5 week camp offered in the summer. ...
909 First Colonial Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 428-3367
Fax: (757) 429-1630


Matthews Center
Social skill groups, respite, in home, after school care and summer camps

10651 Lomond Drive
Manassas VA 20109
(703) 369-2976

312 Neff Avenue
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
(540) 433-4773

Paxton Campus
We have two programs available: one for children ages 5-8 and one for children ages 9-12.  Groups consist of up to 6 participants and at least two staff.  Our programs are designed to teach children with Asperger’s and High Functioning Autism ways to appropriately interact with their peers and within the community.
601 Catoctin Circle, NE
Leesburg, VA 20176
(703) 777-1939

Positive Behavioral Directions
Home or center-based ABA, social skills, self care and community living skills
Falls Church, VA
(703) 533-3856

Reaching Potentials
Fredericksburg, VA
(540) 368-8087

Relationship Development Intervention
(703) 565-8000

Richmond House
Social groups for teens & adults
Richmond, VA
(804) 288-3122

Social Play Solutions
Educational preschool social skills program
Midlothian, VA & Chesterfield County
(804) 787-0676

Southeastern Skill Builders
Social skill groups from age 5 to 21
Hampton Roads, VA
(757) 613-8091

Spectrum Psychological Services
Family & group therapy that emphasizes social skill development
Virginia Beach VA
(757) 640-1882


Social Code Breakers
Social Codebreakers is a social skills group for children who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder including those children with previous diagnoses of Asperger’s Disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS).
Chesterfield, VA 23236
Phone: 804-378-6141

Starfish Savers, LLC
Educational consulting and advocacy to families of children, teens and adults with complex needs, individualized Real Life Social Skills Training, Behavior consultation and training, and Life skills training toward meaningful education and employment. We feature summer outdoor adventure day camps for children, teens and young adults who have Asperger's Syndrome, High Functioning Autism and ADHD.”
Centreville, VA 20120
(703) 631-9557

Trails Social Skills LLC
Arlington, VA

Virginia Institute of Autism
Pathways Social Skills Group Training
The Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) is pleased to offer a social skills program in Charlottesville for children and teens with Asperger Syndrom, high functioning Autism and related social challenges. This program, called Pathways, is offered to kids and teens, 8-16 years of age, typically one day per week after school. A small group (no more than 8 participants in the group) will be enrolled through an initial interview, and selected based on group fit.
If you would like more information about the Pathways, please contact Kate Eagle, Outreach Coordinator, at 434-923-8252 or to learn more


Virginia Tech Autism Clinic
Social skills groups, counseling
Blacksburg, VA
(540) 231-2053

Commonwealth Autism Service does not endorse any individual care provider. Information on this page is for reference purposes only and is not an exhaustive list.