Resources for Parents & Providers

Articles by Our Founders

Parenting Guides

  • A Parent’s Guide to Play Dating Wins – Download PDF
  • Less Emojis, More Emotions: Transitioning from Technology Time to Social Time – Download PDF
  • Make Working from Home Work … for You AND Your Child – Download PDF
  • Quality Indicators of Effective Social Skills Instruction: Best or Bust – Download PDF
  • Teaching Social Smarts: A Focus on Healthy Hand Washing Habits – Download PDF
  • Long Distance Play Dating: How Kids Can Be Together – Download PDF
  • How to Set Your Child Up For Successful Services Through the Screen – Download PDF



The Hangout Spot is currently offering free workshops for parents and providers in our community.  Connect with us to schedule yours today.


The Hangout Spot was featured in the following podcasts:

  • Need to Know with Dana Johnson:
    • Listen here as we discuss social skills, how to teach them and how they generalize – both in person and in our new digital world!

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We are thrilled that you are interested in becoming part of our circle of friends. Please download, complete, and submit our screening questionnaire.

Here at The Hangout Spot, we believe that there are no pre-requisite skills required to benefit from social skills instruction, so we welcome all families to participate in our screening process.

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Programs & Services