Children & Teen Manners School

Adolescent & Children’s Manners

Provide your child with the competitive edge they will need to navigate smoothly in this increasingly competitive world. Interactive, fun and informative, manners for children goes beyond home training to polish your children’s social skills and are a wonderful confidence-building program.

We help to give your youngsters and teenagers a head start with skills that will last a lifetime. This program is designed to give our future leaders the knowledge they need to be confident and poised in their interpersonal activities.

Our program for ages 6-12 offers innovative exercises, role-playing and a reference workbook to help build the key elements of good social manners. Children receive a Certificate of Politeness upon completion of the academy activities.

Polite Society Children’s Program Ages 5-12

Age Appropriate Topics include:
• Courage, Confidence and Charisma
• First Impressions & Perceptions
• Appropriate Dress & Grooming
• Carriage & Body Language
• Small Talk & How to Communicate
• Meeting New People and Introducing Friends
• Telephone, Email & Texting Etiquette and Safety
• Etiquette and Decorum in Public Places
• School Interview Preparation
• Respect and Deferment at Home & School
• Parties and Social Events
• Dining Skills and Table Manners

Children's Manners

Teen Program Ages 13 – 17

• “What’s with the attitude?” Positive First Impressions
• Eye Contact and Body Language
• How to Walk, Sit and Stand with Confidence
• College Interview Preparation & Coaching

In addition to those noted above, topics may include:
• Conversation and Listening Skills
• Social Media & Avoiding Regrets
• Overcoming Shyness & Hesitancy
• Leadership Skills
• Dining Skills and Table Etiquette
• Job Interview Preparation
• Standing-Out when Surrounded by Stand-Outs
• Managing Stress and Time Management Techniques

Social and Life Skills For Asperger’s and High-Functioning Autism

Students will learn:
• Positive ways to get attention
• Recognizing and greeting peers and instructors
• Meeting new people and conversation skills
• How to handle and express frustration and disappointment
• Expressing empathy and emotions
• And more…

Designed for children, adolescents and young adults diagnosed with Asperger’s and autism spectrum disorders, essential social and life skills are taught and reinforced in a patient and engaging environment. Challenges including social-emotional growth, family relations, communication skills, classroom conduct and job readiness are addressed with a steady, methodical approach. Private and small group classes include age appropriate strategies and activities that will help students modify behaviors, increase confidence, make and keep friends, understand the importance of being on time and increase sensitivity and awareness as to how actions and reactions affect their relationships. Recent, independent assessments are encouraged prior to registering for one-on-one or group classes. Parents receive frequent feedback, activities and exercises to reinforce lessons at home

Table Manners Tutor

In addition to points of concentration expressed by parents, students will learn:
• Manners, politeness and consideration
• Dining skills and table etiquette
• Eye contact , smiles and being friendly and attentive
• Avoiding and resolving conflicts
• Listening skills and taking direction
• How to be a caring family member/sibling
• Non-verbal communications – body language
• How to apply for a job and interview skills
• And many other pertinent and essential skills

Specific curriculum is crafted to address the needs of the participants.

Social Synchronicity & Interpersonal Skills Tutoring

  • Teen ages 13 to 17Single 2-hour tutoring program
      Private and Group
  • Teen Multi- Session Tutoring | (2) 75-Minute Sessions (minimum)
      Private and Group

Students and parents select curriculum topics from areas of concentration

  • Children ages 5 to 12 | (5) 1-hour sessions – Includes Table Manners
    (single session tutoring not available for children)
     Private and Group Programs

Teen Table Manners Tutoring  

Teen Manners - Girl at Table

Dining Etiquette with the Table Manners Tutor
Deportment and etiquette for home, special events and public dining venues

Available as a separate program, or in conjunction with self-presentation skills course