Social Skills Video: Listening with Your Body – 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.

32 - Listening With Your Body Older_25Jeff is working on the computer when Mike and Kate want to talk. Jeff doesn’t turn around from the computer, so his friends aren’t sure if he wants to talk. Jeff should show he’s listening with his eyes, ears, and body. Next time, he turns around to make sure his friends know he’s listening.

Use Listening with Your Body – Older

Listening doesn’t just happen with our ears. Our entire body can show that we are listening. In fact if we don’t show we are listening with our bodies, we can end up hurting other people’s feelings or getting in trouble at school. Model what it looks like to use your face and turn your body to show you are listening.


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