Look at other people’s faces when you’re talking to them. (Activity Worksheets For Teaching Social Skills To Autistic Children)
In this material, you’ll find guidance on enhancing social skills for autistic children by focusing on the crucial aspect of maintaining eye contact and observing facial expressions during conversations. The approach involves relatable analogies, step-by-step strategies for practice, and interactive activities for children to simulate various emotions, thereby helping them decipher these cues in real-life scenarios. Recognizing the unique challenges some children may face, this material also offers suggestions for gradual practice, alternative focal points, and rewards for efforts. Ultimately, it is a guide designed to foster understanding and comfort in social interactions, tailored to respect and work with the individual differences of each child.