Preschool Social Skills

Appropriate social skills are a predictor for success in young children. Research shows that children with autism have a core deficit in social skills. Based on the 2020 Evidence-Based Practices Report from the National Clearinghouse on Autism Evidence & Practice, by teaching appropriate social skills, a preschooler with autism may benefit from increased skills in the following areas of development: communication, language, behavior.

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Learning appropriate social skills is something that all young children are developing. Every child is different and develops at their own rate. If you have a child who displays challenging behavior, social skills may be an area of deficit. Many children, typically or atypically developing benefit from systematic teaching of social skills. 

Check out the posts below to learn more about teaching social skills to preschoolers and free lesson plans.