Learning and developing children's social and emotional skills is considered to be one of the leading predictors of future success for a child (Lake, 2018). However, depending on a child’s developmental stage and emotional state, the formation of social skills will look and feel different for every child.
While one child may naturally pick up social cues and feedback from their environment, another child may need more time and practice—neither scenario being a predictor of a child’s intelligence, abilities, or long-term success.
Learning about social skills can help children with the following:
We help our students to learn about and develop social skills: