I founded BSG Social Learning with the primary mission of improving the quality of life of individuals with social/emotional challenges. BSG Social Learning is based on one main principle: YOU CAN’T PUT A CAP ON POTENTIAL…
The majority of my life has been spent honing my ability as a “Social Decoder”:
so-cial de-co-der [soh-shuhl -dee-koh-der]
1. an individual with an unyielding, involuntary propensity to dissect situations involving social interaction.
2. a professional dedicated to life, welfare, and relations of human beings needing assistance to achieve greater social functionality in a community of any size: social or emotional challenges.
Brian Gordon, B.A. works with children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders and related social/emotional challenges and their families. He has directed several successful social skills programs, including the Spotlight Program in Danvers, MA. Brian served on the board of directors for the International Association of Theater for Autism. He regularly consults to schools and families, provides training to educators and other professionals, and is a speaker at both local and national conferences. He most recently designed a successful community-based social skills summer program for Beverly (MA) Public Schools.
In “Comedy and Autism: A Parallel Universe” (Journal of the International Association of Theatre for Autism, winter 2010), he explains the relationship between performance arts and teaching social pragmatics to individuals with social/emotional challenges.
Brian has been living and working in the world of social skills education for well over 6 years now. A former professional stand-up comedian, he lives in Salem, MA with his wife and their cat.