Social Skills Video: Voice Volume

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.

4 - Voice Volume_33Johnny isn’t using appropriate voice volume. First, he speaks too quietly and then he yells too loudly. Owen feels confused and thinks Johnny is hard to talk to. Once Johnny learns how loudly to speak, he can have successful conversations!

Use Voice Volume

Using the appropriate voice volume is a really important part of conversational skills. Some students speak really quietly, while others are way too loud. Your students may benefit from visual reminders such as a colored scale from 1-10 with arrows showing if they need to be louder or softer.

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