Social Skills & Children with ADHD & Learning Disabilities. Dr. Aubrey H. Fine. Hallmark of ADHD. Social Problems Serious interpersonal difficulties Peer rejection Associated feelings of loneliness Unhealthy self-esteem Poor school work Possibly school drop out. Negative Peer Feedback.
Social Skills & Children with ADHD & Learning Disabilities
Dr. Aubrey H. Fine
Selection of right topic to talk about
Use of appropriate modes of speaking depending on the social situation
Problem resolution skills
Internal ability to conceptualize social cues and feedback
Refers to the presence of social skills in a behavioral repertoire, but failure to perform these behaviors at an acceptable level in specific situations.
Have Social Skill Deficits?
Three types of measures to consider in planning social skill interventions
Observations in Natural Environment
Direct observational recording
Strategies for Social Skills training programs to generalize beyond their therapeutic settings
(Stokes, Osnes 1989)
Target Behavior: Questioning an individual in a rude and aggressive manner.
(Gresham, 1998; Dupaul & Eckart, 1994; Mathur & Rutherford, 1996; Stokes & Baer, 1997; Stokes & Osnes, 1986)
SOCIAL SKILLS CURRICULUM
GROUP SHOWING GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP
EARN FOR THE CLASS