How ADHD Impacts Social Skills & Easy, Practical Tips

Do you have an ADHD child and find they need help socially?

Especially the importance of having social skills?  Explaining to children with ADHD what personal space is, talking out of turn, making & keeping friends? Well, ladies & gents, you’re definitely not the only ones. It is so hard explaining and teaching them social skills in enough time that holds their attention. My son has ADHD and it’s definitely been a challenge teaching and showing him the importance of having social skills.

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Social Skills Training for Children on the Spectrum

Yes, you can teach social skills to children with autism

Surprised? Just like every other skill that your child with autism will learn, you will have to think outside the box, work at their developmental level and make it a habit regularly. Those three things will guarantee success with social skills training.

Thinking outside the box simply means you can’t just throw your child into a social situation and hope for the best.  What I have found to be a recipe for success here in Autismland, is to have a working list of skills Logan needs to work on as well as his current developmental level.  This enables me to know what outings we need to have that month to work on specific skills. Yes, I schedule social skill outings into our calendar each week. Social skills training is treated as one of our homeschool subjects.  I can not expect success if I do not give him the proper training. 

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29 of the best social skills books to read to encourage development

Looking for social skills books to read with your kids?

Social skills books that highlight healthy friendships and positive social skills traits are a great (and super easy) way to work on social skills development with your kids.  Whether you homeschool or not, whether or not they have special needs, all kids should be intentionally taught pro-social behaviors and social skills!

If you need social skills worksheets and activities to add, stop by the store.  Otherwise, just read on for 29 great social skills books for children young and old!

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