Tag Archives: Social Skills

Full Body Interaction Video Games Enhance Social Skills in Children with Autism

[Source: Science Daily] Narcís Parés, a member of the Cognitive Media Technologies research group of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (DTIC) at UPF, is working on a research line known as “full-body interaction.” At his laboratory, he designs … Continue reading

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New Study on Sharing Shows Social Norms Play a Role in Decision Making

[Source:  Science Daily] A child’s desire to share becomes influenced by social norms around the age of 8, new research has revealed. The extensive study — conducted on eight diverse societies across the world — examined children and adults’ behavior … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Activity of the Week: Who’s Missing?

[Source:  The Inspired Treehouse blog] Have you ever lost one of your kids at the grocery store or the zoo?  Or at the park…or the library…or the science center?  Okay, now I’m showing all my cards.  Yes, I lose my … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Social Dough

by Cindy Meester, MS CCC-SLP “E” is a first grader in one of our Autism classrooms. She has a lot of great skills but of course social peer relationships can be difficult. I paired her with “J” from her mainstream … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Social Skills – Context Matters

by Tasia Markoff, lifehiswayblog.wordpress.com Reprinted with permission of the Author as it appeared on the Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism Last week Nick’s science teacher mentioned in an email that he was concerned that Nick is isolating himself socially. The … Continue reading

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