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Social Skills Toolbox from Do2Learn

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Social Skills Toolbox – Comprehensive resource for the parents/teachers and therapists to teach social skills to the kids with social cognition issues.  It has tons of resources to teach communication, social behaviors and graphic organizers.  Check it out.

Notes from their website

Communication is key to human interaction.  Children and adults with communication issues often lack the information and/or skills to communicate effectively which can lead to a variety of social and behavioral difficulties.  This section is designed to target some of the most basic functions of communication that need individualized, direct instruction and support.It is important to recognize that for individuals with communication disorders, these skills generally are not “picked up” over time by watching others.  Instead, they should be systematically addressed by offering the student a chance to understand the purpose for the skill and teaching the steps to take in order to execute the skill.  The use of graphic organizers and other visual aids can be extremely helpful in making this abstract concept more concrete and easier to understand.

For those of us that do not have communication difficulties, we often take for granted just how difficult it can be to learn and generalize these types of skills.  Practice of the skill in a variety of situations with various people will offer the student a chance to master their communication skills and promote confidence that may lead to using these skills more independently.

  1. Laura
    May 7, 2011 at 10:02 am

    I could not find social skills box or the book mentioned for download. Is it really free?

    • Siva
      May 7, 2011 at 10:06 am

      There is a menu of items on the left hand side. There are lot of fREE resources there. That is what I am talking about. They do sell books.

  1. May 7, 2011 at 7:49 am

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