Pediatric Therapy Corner: Teaching Social Skills While Wearing Masks
[Source: Speech Room News]
Since the first day I put on a mask, my head has been running a constant tally of the things I do differently with it on and how we can focus on teaching social skills while wearing masks to students. There are two huge issues for mask-wearing and communication: being heard and the impact on non-verbal social skills. Social skills are one of my favorite things to teach kids. I’ve used sticky notes and emojis before so tackling masks is right up my ally!
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