Improving Lives through Social Communication & Building Relationships

The Social Mind Center’s mission is to improve the lives of extraordinary families and children by equipping them with communication to make connections & build relationships for life.

Expanding Language & Perspectives for:

  • Making Friends & Keeping Friends
  • Working in Groups
  • Excelling in Team Sports
  • Playing Well with Others
  • Resolving Conflicts and Social Problem Solving
  • Self-Advocacy/Bullying Solutions
  • Developing Shy & Gifted Kids
  • Turning Around Socially Anxiety

This Summer 2017


Our present social communication groups continue through the summer introducing new social topics.


Empowering and connecting girls to the issues and solutions to succeed in middle & high school.

Dates: June 22, June 27-29, July 5-6 (six sessions total); Time: 4:30 - 5:30 pm, 1 hour duration.

Social Problem Solving (SPC)

Summer groups focusing on conflict resolution.

Dates: June 19 - August 14; 9 weeks / once a week on either on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm, 1 hour duration.


The Science of Making Friends! summer groups focusing on developing and maintaining friendships. This group is geared towards middle school and high school students.

Dates: June 26 - August 14; 9 weeks / once a week; Time: 4:30 - 5:30 pm, 1 hour duration.


Through social experiences in the community! Come socialize with us! Bowling Night, Beach Boardwalk Fun, Dinner/Movie, Coffeehouse talk, Museum Adventure.


Individualized and customized therapy plans multiple times per week for a set amount of time. A day of intensives may include speech-language therapy, social skills, play therapy, and occupational therapy. In between the therapies recreational activities such as art and music may be included to encourage, re-organize and energize.

Intensive Language Therapy

Improve reading comprehension and

  • Inference – main idea
  • Academic content language – vocabulary
  • Following directions
  • Math word problems
  • Function words (next to, and in back of)

Counseling & Coaching

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) changing patterns of thinking or behavior leading to problem solving and new coping strategies.

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Cogmed Services

Cogmed Working Memory Training

The Social Mind Center is a proud provider of the Cogmed Working Memory Training program.

Cogmed is a working memory and attention training program designed to improve working memory in people with attention or working memory issues.

Developed by Torkel Klingberg, a professor of cognitive neuroscience at the Karolinska Institute, this program was shown to help about 75 to 80 percent of kids — specifically, in reducing inattention and hyperactivity.

Enrollment is easy and pain-free.

Contact Dr. Savinelli today!

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We Understand

We Understand your extraordinary child. The Social Mind Center will develop a plan to equip your child with the tools to acquire social, emotional, and academic success.

What we believe:

  • We believe that language is what connects us to the world and others. We believe that the limitations of your language are the limits of your world (Ludwig Wittgenstein).
  • We believe every child is more than a diagnosis and a sum of their weaknesses.

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Latest Social Mind Center Blogs

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At SMC we are experts in autism learning style and instruction. Our programming is not limited to autism learners we have a diversified client base of varying learning styles. We are truly a team committed to instructing extraordinary minds to find their voice, purpose and place in the world.

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Contact Information

University Office Park
5400 S. University Drive, L605
Davie, Florida 33328