Social Skills Video: Seeing Someone Else’s Side – Younger
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.
When Alessandra and Devin bump into each other, Devin gets really mad. Alessandra doesn’t understand why, because it was an accident. Both need to think about the other person and see the situation from their side.
Use Seeing Someone Else’s Side-Younger
Taking another persons perspective can be really difficult. Students may be able to tell how something made them feel but have a harder time imagining themselves in a situation that hasn’t happened to them. Ask them to think hard and use their imaginations to make a move in their head. In that movie how would they feel? Once they get the hang of it, they can practice telling how they would feel in other situations. This video stresses the important of how seeing things from another’s view can help solve problems.