Overview

All kids need opportunities to have fun, connect with others, learn new skills, make friends and enjoy a sense of belonging... That's what Kids Like Me is all about! The Help Group's Kids Like Me programs are created especially for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental challenges. Participants can enjoy after-school classes, clubs, camps, family weekend social activities and other events with peers who share similar challenges. Programs are overseen by highly-trained professionals and developed to accommodate various age and ability levels.

 

Staff supervision will be provided at no extra charge for Help Group students from 3:00pm to the start of classes at 4:00pm.

Social Skills Groups

Utilizing evidence-based practices, Help Group therapists promote skill development in peer communication and interaction while fostering more meaningful friendships.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 5-7 and 8-10  Mondays 4:00-5:15pm January 27, 2014 $350 for 8 sessions
Sherman Oaks 11-13 and 14-17 Wednesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 29, 2014 $350 for 8 sessions
Culver City      5-7 and 8-10      Mondays 4:00-5:15pm       January 27, 2014 $350 for 8 sessions
Culver City      11-13 and 14-17 Wednesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 29, 2014 $350 for 8 sessions

Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401


Culver City

4160 Grand View Boulevard
Cuvler City, CA 90066

4160 Grand View Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

Karate

Black belt instructor teaches this special class designed to help build focus, self-confidence, discipline, cooperation, fitness and teamwork. Uniform provided.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 7-10 and 11+ Mondays 4:00-5:15pm January 27, 2014 $250 for 8 sessions
Culver City 7-10 and 11+ Tuesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 28, 2014 $250 for 8 sessions

Locations


Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401


Culver City

4160 Grand View Boulevard
Cuvler City, CA 90066

4160 Grand View Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

Jam Band

Highly unique, instrumental music program where students of varying abilities collaborate in the songwriting and music production process. Various instruments are used and parts adapted so that every student participates according to his/her ability.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 8+ Mondays 4:00-5:15pm January 27, 2014 $250 for 8 sessions
Culver City 8+ Mondays 4:00-5:15pm January 27, 2014 $250 for 8 sessions

 

Locations


Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401


Culver City

4160 Grand View Boulevard
Cuvler City, CA 90066

4160 Grand View Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

Robotics

An exciting class where students learn and work together to create, construct, and control various kinds of robots. New and prior students accommodated.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 8+ Mondays 4:00-5:15pm January 27, 2014 $250 for 8 sessions
Culver City 10+ Tuesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 28, 2014 $250 for 8 sessions

 

Locations


Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

 

Culver City

4160 Grand View Boulevard
Cuvler City, CA 90066

4160 Grand View Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

Cartooning

Learn about various cartooning styles and create your own characters, comic strips and even a comic book!

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 5-9 and 10+ Tuesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 28, 2014 $225 for 8 sessions
Culver City 5-9 and 10+ Tuesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 28, 2014 $225 for 8 sessions

 

Location

 

Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

 

Culver City

4160 Grand View Boulevard
Cuvler City, CA 90066

4160 Grand View Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

 

 

 

Gaming Club

Tech savvy gamers will love this after school club designed to utilize the latest games to foster peer interaction and social skills.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 10+ Tuesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 28, 2014 $220 for 8 sessions
         

 

Locations


Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

Tennis

A perfect match! Aceing Autism instructors provide a unique, specially designed tennis program for children at The Help Group.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 5+ Tuesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 28, 2014 $225 for 4 sessions 
       

 

 

Location


Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

Film Making

A creative and engaging class that provides peers the opportunity to learn, participate and gain skills in writing, directing, acting and filming their own videos.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 10+ Wednesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 29, 2014 $250 for 8 sessions
Culver City 10+  Thursdays 4:00-5:15pm January 30, 2014 $250 for 8 sessions

 

Locations

Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

 

Culver City

4160 Grand View Boulevard
Cuvler City, CA 90066

4160 Grand View Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

Chess

Introduction to the basics as well as more advanced strategies and tips in the play of this fun and challenging game. Social skills emphasized through games and tournaments with peers.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 7-10 and 11+ Wednesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 29, 2014 $225 for 8 sessions
Culver City 7-10 and 11+ Thursdays 4:00-5:15pm January 30, 2014 $225 for 8 sessions

 

Locations

Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

 

Culver City

4160 Grand View Boulevard
Cuvler City, CA 90066

4160 Grand View Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

Basketball

High energy sports class focusing on skills development, teamwork and sportsmanship. 

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 5+ Wednesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 29, 2014 $200 for 8 sessions
Culver City 5+ Thursdays 4:00-5:15pm January 30, 2014 $200 for 8 sessions

 

Locations


Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401


Culver City

4160 Grand View Boulevard
Cuvler City, CA 90066

4160 Grand View Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

The Miracle Project

Highly acclaimed, award winning creative arts program that enables children and teens with autism and other special needs to express themselves through music, dance, writing and acting. Social skills and creativity soar while working together to create and perform an original musical production

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 5+ Thursdays 4:00-5:15pm January 16, 2014 $750 for 20 sessions
         

 

Locations

Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

Web Design & Development

Learn and build skills in the design, creation, and maintenance of web pages and websites. New and prior students welcome.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 10+ Thursdays 4:00-5:15pm January 30, 2014 $225 for 8 sessions
         

 

 

Locations


Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

Top Chef

Fun, skill-building class where students learn about foods, kitchen basics, and create a variety of exciting dishes.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 5-9 and 10+ Fridays 4:00-5:15pm January 31, 2014 $250 for 8 sessions
Culver City 5-9 and 10+ Thursdays 4:00-5:15pm January 30, 2014 $250 for 8 sessions

 

Locations


Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401


Culver City

4160 Grand View Boulevard
Cuvler City, CA 90066

4160 Grand View Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

Photography

Introductory class to include learning about camera functions, photo composition, how to improve picture taking, as well as photo editing.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 10+ Thursdays 4:00-5:15pm January 30, 2014 $240 for 8 sessions
Culver City 10+ Wednesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 29, 2014 $240 for 8 sessions

 

Locations


Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401


Culver City

4160 Grand View Boulevard
Cuvler City, CA 90066

4160 Grand View Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

I Heart Dinosaurs

A multi-sensory, hands-on, activity-based, enormously fun class dedicated to learning and sharing about dinosaurs.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 5-9 Thursdays 4:00-5:15pm January 30, 2014 $225 for 8 sessions
         

 

Locations


Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

Animation/Claymation

Using traditional stop motion and digital recording methods, kids will learn how to create and bring their own characters to life. All levels of animation experience accommodated.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Sherman Oaks 10+ Fridays 4:00-5:15pm January 31, 2014 $225 for 8 sessions
         

 

Locations


Sherman Oaks

13164 Burbank Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

13164 Burbank Boulevard Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

Hip Hop

The latest and greatest in hip hop in this fun and dynamic dance class. For new and prior students.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Culver City 5-9 and 10+ Mondays 4:00-5:15pm January 27, 2014 $225 for 8 sessions
         

 

Locations

 

Culver City

4160 Grand View Boulevard
Cuvler City, CA 90066

4160 Grand View Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

Guitar

Beginning group class will introduce basic notes, chords and songs. Students provide own guitars.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Culver City 9+ Tuesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 28, 2014 $225 for 8 sessions
         

 

Locations

 

Culver City

4160 Grand View Boulevard
Cuvler City, CA 90066

4160 Grand View Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

Arduino

A unique electronics class where students will utilize real electronic components to build circuits and learn about programming and controlling commands and reactions.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Culver City 11+ Wednesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 29, 2014 $250 for 8 sessions
         

 

Locations

 

Culver City

4160 Grand View Boulevard
Cuvler City, CA 90066

4160 Grand View Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

Bowling

Fun class at Mar Vista Lanes designed to teach the basic fundamentals, skills and techniques used in bowling. Class is designed for beginning instruction, but all level bowlers are welcome.

Schedule

LocationAgesDay/TimeStart DateCost
Culver City 5-9 and 10+ Wednesdays 4:00-5:15pm January 29, 2014 $250 for 8 sessions
         

 

Locations

 

Culver City

4160 Grand View Boulevard
Cuvler City, CA 90066

4160 Grand View Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

Contact Us

For more information, please fill out the form below, or call Nicole Webb at 818.778.7136.

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