SOCIAL AWARENESS SKILLS FOR CHILDR

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Children, particularly those with special needs, can require considerable help in learning how to relate to other people and how to behave positively and appropriately in social situations. Containing detailed tasks and practical examples, this book will help parents, professionals and carers to work with children on improving their social skills and social awareness, and increasing their self-esteem. Topics covered include: Helping children with special needs; Making and keeping friends; Social rules; Body ...
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Overview

Children, particularly those with special needs, can require considerable help in learning how to relate to other people and how to behave positively and appropriately in social situations. Containing detailed tasks and practical examples, this book will help parents, professionals and carers to work with children on improving their social skills and social awareness, and increasing their self-esteem. Topics covered include: Helping children with special needs; Making and keeping friends; Social rules; Body language; Feelings, including shyness and anger and Social safety.

Suitable for use with children aged 7-16, on a one-to-one basis or in small groups, this practical and comprehensive book will be an invaluable resource for anyone wanting to help children to increase their social understanding and awareness.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843100034
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/28/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Book 13
Introduction 15
1 Children with Special Needs; Professional and Parental Help 21
2 Improving a Child's Self-Esteem 45
3 Friends 69
4 Roles and Rules 89
5 Social Rules and Expected Social Behaviour 105
6 Introducing Body Language 117
7 Using Body Language 145
8 Assertiveness 165
9 Handling Feelings 183
10 Anger 207
11 Social Situations 227
12 Social Safety 243
13 Communication Skills for Improving the Quality of the Child's Relationships 265
14 The Art of Gifts and Compliments 285
15 Helping and Caring Skills 305
Summary 319
Parental Pages: Suggestion to Reinforce to the Course 320
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