Moving Beyond Social Skills Groups: A new perspective

Parents and professionals often believe that if a child or teenager struggles socially then they need to be placed into a social skills group to improve their social skills. In this post I discuss the need to “think outside of the box” of social skills groups in order to offer a more global perspective on what people with social learning challenges need to learn.
This article is particularly applicable to students diagnosed with ADHD as they often do not fit in well to social skills groups designed for students with pragmatic language difficulties that are often associated with autism spectrum diagnoses.
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