Social Skills Video: Beginning and Ending a Conversation – Older

By Brittany Lehane October 7, 2015

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.

11- Beginning and Ending a Conversation Older_2Kate bursts in on Mike and Sarah’s conversation and tells them about Jeff’s birthday. When she’s done, she leaves without saying bye. Mike and Sarah are confused. Why would Kate do that? Kate learns that all conversations have a beginning and an ending. When she tries again, she waits until there is a good time to talk, and says goodbye before she leaves.

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This lesson is another one that drives home that thinking about other people is key to social interactions. If you fly in and out of conversations on your own time, without saying hi or bye, other people will get really confused.

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