Social Skills/Pragmatics
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RESOURCES
HOT TOPICS
ABA or Abuse?
Journal of Cogent
Psychology, 2019
68 Free Resources
from Banter Sp & Lang,
Aug 2019 - anything you
need to know about building
theory of mind social skills -
developmental sequence,
links to resources, and
a book list!
Skills Hierarchy
Hierarchy of soc/prag
skills related to executive
function, from Washington
University, 2017.
Social Skills Tool Kits
from AustismSpeaks.org
several "kits" with tons of
info/resources for teachers,
parents, classmates, and
students with autism.
ASSESSMENT
Pragmatic Skills
Checklist
Teacher checklist of
school- aged pragmatic
skills. Created by Cobb Co
School District SLPs.
Pragmatics Profile
By Dewalt & Summers, this
profile contains
developmental norms and
assessment forms for
Preschool and School Age
students' communication
skills in natural environment.
Social
Communication  
Skills:The Pragmatic
Checklist
Includes age norms for
interpretation of results
Developmental Stages
from Understood.org
ages birth - 18 years
Targeting Eye Contact
From Indiana University,
things you need to consider
before targeting eye contact
with your AU students. (2016)
ORGANIZATIONS
Free Downloads
different types of play,
developmental stages of
play, & materials.
Pragmatics & Autism
From Indiana University-
Explains what pragmatics
are, developmental stages,
assessment, intervention.
Why It's Hard to
Maintain Eye Contact
Contains good normative
information about
"average" speakers.
VIDEOS    *Some of these were modeled by the Fair Oaks Drama Club.
For The Birds
Non-verbal commun.,
inferring/evaluating
emotions, appropriate
reactions
Mouse For Sale
Emotions, perspectives
Shrek 2
Awkward dinner scene -
body language, facial
expressions,  manners
What is Verbal Irony?
Irony and sarcasm
Situational Irony
The opposite of what
you think it is.
In On A Secret?
Dramatic irony
Types of Humor
Teen content
Peer Mentored, Teens
Conversational adaptation,
topic maintenance,
empathy/sympathy.
Avoiding Trouble
Recognizing when someone
is tricking you into trouble.
Partly Cloudy
Making inferences
You Get What You Get
Throwing a fit when you
don't get what you want.
Secret Life of Pets
Size of the problem
I Called Them Shoes
The Croods clip - more
size of the problem
Are We There Yet?
Size of the problem.
Stuck On An Escalator
Verbal reasoning
Substitute Teacher
Explaining humor
Charlie's Job Interview
Job interview process
Jen Meets Roy & Moss
What's inappropriate
on the job
Black Books
Understanding absurdities
The Best of Capt Holt
Why prosody is important
Social Skills Videos
Playlist of assorted topics
from Everyday Speech
Simon's Cat
Collection of wordless
animations for inferencing,
predicting, describing,
retelling, etc.
The Office - Stare
Machine
Type in an emotion, and it
will generate a collection of
images and clips of people
with that facial expression.
It's Smarter to Travel in
Groups
Problem solving, working
together
Playmate
Perspective taking
Runaway
Flexible thinking, multiple
interpretations
Mr. Bean's Meal
Returning a meal
you don't like
Carrot Crazy
Escalation of emotions
What if Everybody
Did That?
Story read aloud w
child narrator
Unspoken Expectations
Showing empathy
Taking Turns Speaking
Interrupting
Resolving
Disagreements
Problem solving
Making Friends
For middle school
The Controller
Perspective taking,
teamwork
Joining Conversations
1. Expected behavior
Joining Conversations
2. Unexpected behavior
Role Play Videos
Young adults model various
social skills, from UCLA
Watch Me Learn
Collection of video models
for various skills
Collections/Playlists
Making a New Friend*
How to introduce yourself
and start a conversation
Interrupting a Convers.*
Ss model appropriate way
to interrupt an ongoing
conversation.
Joining a Conversation*
Students model appropriate
way to join a conversation.
Asking Relevent
Questions*
Ss model appropriate
questions/comments
during a class lesson.