Social Skills Video: Approaching a Group – Older
This blog post is one in a series of entries outlining our social skills videos. Our social skills video library is up to 80 videos, each focusing on a social interaction that children and young adults has to face on a daily basis. All videos compare expected and unexpected behavior and show internal thoughts to get the perspective of everyone involved. Videos can be viewed on all your devices, including PC’s, Mac’s, iPad and Android tablets, and smartphones. To learn more about our social skills video library, head over to our main Social Skills Videos page.
The group is doing work when Sarah bursts in and talks about the school decorations. She interrupted their work and disrupted the group. Sarah learns that when she’s approaching a group, she should wait until there’s a good time to talk.
Use Approaching a Group-Older
Knowing how to approach a group can be tricky. We show how people will feel if they are interrupted when busy and model how to decide when the right time is. Point out how different everyone’s reactions are when it is the right time vs. a not so good time.