Social Skills

Audiences: Families MDT SC DSP

This unit provides information about the impact of a dual sensory loss on social development and intervention strategies related to social skills.

PowerPoint Slides

IN Training (Part 2): Slides 74-75
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These slides cover the impact of vision and hearing loss on the development of social skills and how to improve social skills.

PowerPoint Slides

IN Training (Part 2): Slides 29, 31
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These two slides cover the role of the communication partner and how they can facilitate communication improvement.

PowerPoint Slides

IN Training (Part 2): Slide 77
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This slide lists ways to help children engage in social activities.

Videos

David & Kailee

These two videos from Washington Sensory Disabilities Services are examples of following the child's lead. [Note: Click on the "Videos" tab and scroll to the 5th and 7th videos on the page.]

PowerPoint Slides

IN Training (Part 2): Slide 76
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This slide shows various examples of name symbols.

Handouts

Fact Sheet: Name Cues

This short article from the Colorado deaf-blind project covers the purpose, use, and selection of name cues.