Social Skills Video: Disagreeing Respectfully
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Jameson and Ryan are talking about their favorite video games. Jameson has a different favorite than Ryan, and makes Ryan feel bad when he doesn’t agree with him. Jameson needs to learn that even if he disagrees with someone, he still has to be respectful.
Use Disagreeing Respectfully
I like to go around the group and ask everyone’s opinions about a topic. This is a fast way to show that we all have different thoughts. That is okay. As long as we don’t hurt other people’s feelings, we can talk about our different thoughts and opinions.