Tag Archives: Social Skills

Pediatric Therapy Corner: A Better Way to Say Sorry

Thank You to Mellisa Essenburg of the SLPeeps Facebook Group for sharing this excellent article! [Source:  Cuppacocoa.com] “Say sorry to your brother.” “But he’s the one who–” “Say it!” you insist, an edge of warning in your voice. He huffs, … Continue reading

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A Tilt of the Head Helps With Social Engagement

[Source:  Psych Central] When we look at another person’s face, we take in a flood of information — age, gender, race, expression, even their mood. Understanding how facial recognition works has great value, particularly for those whose brains process information … Continue reading

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‘Social Robots’ Show Promise As Autism Intervention

[Source: Disability Scoop] Children with autism could see meaningful social skills gains from working with an interactive robot at home, researchers say. A study published this month in the journal Science Robotics found that kids on the spectrum who spent just 30 … Continue reading

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Social Skills Corner: 9 Tips for Talking to Parents About Their Child’s Social Challenges

[Source: Social Thinking] by Michelle Garcia Winner I recently gave a full-day training to the entire teaching and specialist staff for the Lafayette School District in California to help them learn how to teach students to relate more effectively in … Continue reading

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Students’ Social Skills Flourish Best in Groups with Similar Skill Levels

[Source: Science Daily] Research shows that the behavior of the people you most spend time with can affect your own behavior, for better or worse. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that children who need assistance improving … Continue reading

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