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.

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

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