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XciTeen Club (Ages 12+)

The XciTeen club is another natural progression from Explorer Club. This group fosters autonomy and independence through its hybrid design that incorporates vocational outings as well as in house sessions. XciTeen Club members practice being advocates for themselves, as well as for others. Activities within this group focus on more advanced social skills such as ordering food at a restaurant, making small purchases at the mall, participating in a sports games with appropriate sportsmanship and filling out mock job applications. Members of the XciTeens Club willwork on flexibility, age appropriate behavior, social awareness and understanding other people’s perspectives, and self-regulation. Most importantly, the group focus is to build meaningful friendships amongst peers.

Intake, Assessment and Functional Behavior Plan

  • Meeting with Xcite Steps Supervisory staff to discuss your child and assess appropriate social club setting
  • Individualized social skills deficits will be identified and then targeted during the 6 week session in a variety of community settings
  • Identified social skills for increase will be monitored and tracked throughout the 6 weeks.

Outing Structure and Goals

  • 1:1 behavior technicians support peer interaction, communication, transitioning, play skills and friendships.
  • Behavior technicians will target social challenges outlined in the initial assessment and identified as social skills weaknesses.
  • Social clubs offer a natural teaching model to implement social goals with novel peers and in a naturalistic teaching environment.
  • Individuals can also benefit from peer modeling of appropriate social skills + initiation with peers.
  • Structured peer interaction or facilitation centering around a particular activity or activities will be targeted on a weekly basis.


Our Services are available in the following areas:

San Diego (North)

  • Oceanside
  • Carlsbad
  • Rancho Santa Fe
  • San Marcos
  • Camp Pendleton
  • Escondido
  • Vista

San Diego (Central)

  • La Jolla
  • Clairemont
  • Downtown
  • Poway
  • Mira Mesa
  • Coronado

East County

  • Santee
  • Lakeside
  • La Mesa
  • Spring Valley
  • El Cajon
  • Paradise Hills

South Bay

  • Eastlake
  • Chula Vista
  • National City
  • Bonita
  • Imperial Beach
  • Otay Mesa

Temecula Region

  • Murrieta
  • Lake Elsinore
  • Menifee
  • Fallbrook