Social Communication

Social Communication refers to the content of speech, as well as may other aspects of communication. These additional elements include tone, implied information, figures of speech, humor, nonverbal communication, and many others.

Presentations

3 to 5 mins presentation on theory concepts

Programs

Practical exemplars to demonstrate in phases

Articles

Additional information
on skills

Materials

Printable ABA tools to be used in lessons

Presentations

Program Videos

Showing Off

This program teaches students to show artwork or other things the student has made to others by considering their perspective.

Answering Social Questions

This program teaches students to answer social questions. The objective of this program is to teach students to attend and respond to verbal input of others.

Asking Questions

This program teaches students to asking questions. This program helps students to get information, maintain the flow of conversation and keep other person interested in the social communication.

Discriminate Likes and Dislikes

This program teaches students to identify if other people like or dislike something. This social skill allows us to match up with people who are interested in the same things we are and to please or avoid upsetting others.

Boggle game

This program offers opportunities for the students to practice their awareness, responding and communication to peers. The goal of this program is to increases students’ initiative in making requests and to respond to another person’s request.

Hurray Game

This game doesn’t require any language so it is suitable for most students as long as they can understand the rule of the game. This program increases students’ awareness and responsiveness.

Stays on Topic

This program teaches students to stay on topic in conversation. The objective of this program is to teach students four ways to stay on topic by giving opinions, commenting, sharing experience and asking questions.

Do Not Talk Over Other Person

This program teaches students not to talk over other person in conversation. The objective of this program is to teach student when is the right time to ask the question or make a comment, and how long to takeover other people.

Appropriate Volume

This program teaches students about how they use their voice at different volume levels.

Giving Compliments

This program teaches students to identity which kind of events are good to comment on and when is a good time to give compliments.

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