Age Range: KS4
Written specifically to enable students with mild learning difficulties to become confident and adept at social interaction. The focus is on communication in everyday situations. Students assimilate accepted behavioural norms and develop their own opinions through intentionally open activities.
Topics include: Importance/value of friendships; Making friends; How we see ourselves; How others see us; Different types of friendship; Friendship break-up; Families - their purpose; How to get on; Sibling relationships; Family problems; Reconstituted families; Family ties; Assertiveness; Anger management; Self-protection using body language and words; Negotiation and compromise; Self-presentation; Loneliness; Accepting differences; Good manners; Shyness; Social rules and politeness; Inter-personal skills; Helping others solve problems.