social interaction building block

Why is social interaction important? 

Social interaction skills are required to be a successful communicator. Skills include

  • talking
  • listening
  • understanding
  • knowing how and when to use language in different situations and with different people
  • being able to use and understand non-verbal communication such as facial expression, eye contact, body language and turn taking.

Some children who have social interaction difficulties may be on the Autistic Spectrum. Find out more about this by clicking here.

Amibitous about Autism's Right From the Start toolkit This practical toolkit contains a wealth of information in one place to guide parents and carers through their child’s journey in the early years. 

Take a look at the links below for advice and ideas

Strategies for older children with social communication difficulties:

Strategies for teenagers with social communication difficulties:


How to Refer

Click here to find out how to refer a child.