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New! Caring Kids Group Summer 2021 

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Caring Kids is a sensory and emotional awareness group for kids ages 4-8 based on the Kindness Curriculum from The Center for Healthy Minds at UW-Madison, and brought to you by the founders of KidSpeak, LLC and Metta Mind, LLC. Through books, interactive games, and exploratory activities  children will be introduced to mindfulness, identifying emotions, expressing gratitude, and calming and problem solving skills. 

All groups will meet at KidSpeak, LLC at 23 Nord Way in Oberlin, OH (across the courtyard from Slow Train Cafe). Depending on weather conditions, groups will include indoor activities and also outdoor exploration in the courtyard and/or Park Street Park.

Cost of participation for eight sessions over the course of 4 weeks is $225. Scholarships are available. Please contact Laura Slocum at or (440) 340-1233 for more details. Minimum number of participants is 4 kids. 


Covid-19 Precautions: We are monitoring the status of COVID-19 in our area and additional information regarding safety precautions and provisions will be provided upon registration and throughout the duration of participation in the group.

Group Leaders


Laura Slocum, M.A., CCC-SLP is owner/clinician at KidSpeak, LLC. She is nationally certified, state licensed in Speech-Language Pathology and has over 20 years experience working with kids of all ages.


Laura Geller, LISW is founder and therapist at Metta Mind, LLC specializing in mindfulness and body-centered therapy for kids, families, and adults.

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