Building Social Interaction Skills
It can be tough to see your child struggling to interact with others in social situations. There are two components that should be met before they are comfortable interacting with others — understanding social concepts and using those concepts.
It is easy for children to understand the meaning and importance of social concepts. But most children struggle with putting those concepts into action. There are exercises you can do with your child at home to help feel more comfortable in social situations. These include:
- Coaching social behaviours
- Positive reinforcement
Going through these 3 exercises will equip your child with the necessary skills for them to interact with their peers at childcare or at school!
Read here to find out how you can use those exercises to help your child.