This course includes descriptions and illustrations of programmes and techniques for promoting social skills in a variety of environments.  It focuses on children working at an intermediate level and above and assumes that the child has some descriptive language abilities, some basic play skills and already makes use of community trips.  This course would be useful for both parents, tutors and learning support assistants and includes the following:

  • Teaching techniques (chaining and task analysis)
  • Support systems such as visual support and written support
  • Relationship training through video teaching, role play and social stories
  • Play skills
  • Life skills