Social Skills are skills that every single person must learn. For some children, those skills come a little easier than others. Children with neurological, emotional, or developmental disorders may not inherently know how to interact with others appropriately. This in turn, may affect their ability to create all the meaningful relationships that they may desire. In order to help these students build valuable relationships that are important to their self-esteem and sense of belonging, it is important to teach them social skills.
In this session, you will gain a better understanding on how to implement social skills that may be taught throughout the day or as a separate class along with lesson ideas to take back and try immediately in your classroom. The session will demonstrate strategies for teaching social skills from the very beginning (the IEP goals) to the generalized setting with full implementation. You will walk away with tools and visual supports.