Special needs dating skills
Getting to the bottom of your child’s issues may be a multi-step process. No matter what’s behind your child’s trouble with social skills there are ways to help her get support, build social skills and gain confidence.
Just knowing you’re there for her can make a big difference.
This collection of sites is not a ranking, but it represents some of the most useful resources for special ed teachers, parents of those with special needs, and even special needs individuals themselves.
Anyone who is on a mission to provide great opportunities for learning and interaction to those with special needs will find something useful here.
Many camps cater specifically to campers with autism spectrum disorder or other more generalized special needs.
Nonverbal learning disabilities: This brain-based condition makes it hard for kids to understand communication that isn’t spoken. Those are the messages people send through body language, facial expressions and tone of voice. If someone says, “I’m so mad I could spit,” they may take it literally.
For instance, kids with NVLD might not understand that a classmate who is crossing her arms and looking away doesn’t want to talk. NVLD often affects self-control skills like taking turns, letting others speak and keeping emotions in check.
Social communication disorder (SCD): Kids with SCD have issues with spoken language.
Unlike those with NVLD or ADHD, they often don’t want to talk to people.