The Effects of Social Skills Training on the Peer Interactions of a Nonnative Toddler

@article{Wu2012TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Social Skills Training on the Peer Interactions of a Nonnative Toddler},
  author={Cheng-Hsien Wu and Daniel E. Hursh and Richard T. Walls and Samuel F. Stack and I-An Lin},
  journal={Education and Treatment of Children},
  year={2012},
  volume={35},
  pages={371 - 388}
}
The purpose of the present study was to increase peer interactions of a toddler who is nonnative. A 30-month old boy evidenced social withdrawal when playing at playgrounds. Social skills training served as the intervention to increase social initiations by this participant. Targeted social skills included greeting peers, gesturing to peers, imitating peers, offering something to peers, and accepting something from peers. The training included instructions, models, and praise. A multiple… CONTINUE READING

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