The Fitting In & Having Fun Volume 1 video modeling DVD is for children that have difficulty with social interactions, especially those with HFA, Asperger Syndrome and other non-verbal learning disorders.
Fitting In & Having Fun Features:
- Real life social situations reenacted by children.
- Highlights what you can do differently to improve social exchanges.
- Includes our exclusive, "What They're Thinking" insight windows.
To be successful socially, children must learn to notice and “read” the many cues and messages that people communicate, aside from words that are spoken. This enables them to demonstrate sensitivity to other people’s points of view and feelings. For some children, executing all these skills rapidly and nearly simultaneously can only happen with direct instruction and practice. This tape is a necessary part of stimulating that process. It will help children perceive social situations accurately by showing them how to decode and correctly interpret information from others. It will also help them to become more aware of their own body language and the messages they’re sending.
The video is geared toward high functioning, mainstreamed elementary school-aged children. It breaks down complex social interactions by showing the consequences, both positive and negative, attached to how the child interacts with others and how they choose to respond in social situations. It will make them aware of other people’s perspectives in the exchange by showing what each person is thinking during the social interaction. The program highlights what they can do differently to affect a better outcome. Watching the children on this program will help them to recognize and hold a picture in their mind of successful social exchanges. This can help them come closer to duplicating it fluidly in their own personal interactions.
Fitting In & Having Fun Social Situations Reviewed:
- Being a tattletale.
- Dealing with disappointment.
- Taking a joke too far.
- Starting a conversation.
- Accepting help.
- Being bossy.
- Knowing when to end a conversation.
- Accepting criticism.
- Taking turns speaking in a conversation.
- Talking too loud.
- Embarrassing situations.
Fitting In & Having Fun Specifications:
- 30 minutes.
Due to copyright, software/videos is non-returnable. If your product is defective in any way, it can be replaced with another version of the same software/videos, at no extra charge to the user.