Social Skills

Your child may benefit from Speech pathology Intervention if he or she demonstrates any of the following:
  • Does not respond consistently to his/her name
  • Has difficulty engaging with others
  • Does not make eye contact
  • Does not make/respond to greetings appropriately
  • Does not have appropriate strategies to get attention
  • Does not demonstrate role play or pretend play sequences (e.g. pretending to be a doctor, pretending to cook, pretending to feed toys)
  • Difficulty sharing and taking turns
  • Difficulty providing enough information
  • Difficulty solving problems
  • Doesn’t adapt to change well
  • Difficulty playing with other children
  • Is unable to ‘read’ facial expressions
  • Has difficulty understanding emotions
  • Finds it challenging joining social situations
  • Doesn’t ask questions appropriately
  • Isn’t sure what to say to other children to keep the conversation going

 If you have any concerns regarding your child’s social skills, please contact Kimberley Archer to discuss further. Each child is different and Kimberley will be able to talk to you to find out your child’s strengths and areas that may need support.

Speech Language Literacy