A Yale study from September 2019 asserts that people with autistic traits make good or even slightly better social psychologists as compared to individuals who do not have traits of autism. Social psychology is a branch of psychology that deals with social interactions, along with their origins and effects on the individual. Social psychologists study … Continue reading Your child could be a great social psychologist
In the third and final part of the series on using phone features to build social skills, we look at the camera feature. This idea comes from what is called video self-modelling.A little background first. Video Self-Modelling (VSM) is a technique in which individuals watch themselves performing the right behaviour on video and then go … Continue reading Mobile features that teach social skills – Part 3
In the second part of this series, we look at a little used feature on every mobile phone – the timer!When used imaginatively, this feature (usually found next to the alarm function) has the potential to create a racy, fun game that can strengthen conversational skills!Like most new activities, it’s best to play this game … Continue reading Mobile features that teach social skills – Part 2
The one gadget that has become an inseparable part of our lives is the cell phone. We use our mobiles for practically everything – right from setting our alarms to sending out messages to checking mails and whatsapp. In this 3-part series, we explore features that could turn this handy gadget into a fun social skills … Continue reading Mobile features that help ASD kids teach social skills- Part 1
Here are some simple games that are so much fun that kids won’t even realise there are lessons hiding in them! We know that issues concerning attention, memory, social skills, motor coordination do need expert help, but that doesn’t mean we moms can’t do our bit! Here are some activities and games that you can … Continue reading Fun weekend activities that (also) teach skills!
Recipient of the iParenting Media Award, The Social Skills Picture Book uses illustrations as an effective method of reinforcing appropriate social behaviour among autistic and Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD), including Asperger’s Syndrome. Colour codes are used to differentiate between right and inappropriate behaviour to help children get oriented with correct real-life situations. Publication year : 2001 … Continue reading The Social Skills Picture Book