Social skills are the skills we use to communicate and interact with each other, both verbally and non-verbally through gestures, body language, and our personal appearance. Social skills enable your child to interact with other children and adults, make friends, and act appropriately in different situations. Having well-developed social skills means:
HeadStart for Life’s Social Skills Training programme aims to help your child enhance and improve their social skills, giving them the ability to interact with people around them effectively, as well as increasing their self-confidence and quality of life.
Our Social Skills Training programme is designed to help children who are experiencing difficulties in social interactions, allowing them to work at their own pace as they learn how to handle a wide array of social and life challenges.
Children who are aged 4 years and above, who may:
Our qualified therapists are trained to conduct assessments and devise intervention programmes to improve your child’s social skills. We tailor treatment plans that are specifically designed to suit your child’s needs. We incorporate various approaches that are relevant, rational, and fun.We integrate activities like role-playing, reading storybooks, and playing games throughout the intervention programme.
Some of the intervention approaches we use are Social Thinking, Theory of Mind, and Social Pragmatics.
HeadStart for Life’s Social Skills Training programmes are tailored to develop the following skills, but not limited to:
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HeadStart for Life provides a free Model Child Programme to typically developing children aged 5 to 12 years old. In this programme, a model child is invited to join one of our Social Skills Training dyad or group sessions to help the students in the group demonstrate appropriate responses during class activities.
Based on recent studies, a typically developing child can learn from children with various difficulties in an inclusive setting. Among the immediate benefits are:
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(after 6 months)
Fees start from $90 per hour
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