If social skills or play skills are goals for your child/ adolescent’s OT, a comprehensive history will be taken in addition to a functional assessment involving observation of the child / adolescent’s social skills and specific assessments to look at a range of skill areas that may be impacting upon their performance. Social skills are listed below:

– Paying attention to others

– Understanding personal space

– Asking questions about others

– Participating in a group

– Making eye contact

– Greeting others

– Understanding the feelings of others

– Participating in a reciprocal conversation

– Showing empathy

– Asking for help

– Listening

– Personal problem solving

– Taking responsibility for self

– Compromising or negotiating

– Understanding consequences

– Doing chores

– Understanding what people mean by what they say

– Accurately identifying facial expressions and body language

Play skills are listed below

– Demonstrating play themes

– Sequencing play actions

– Substituting one object for another

– Social interaction

– Role play

– Doll/teddy play

At AIM Therapy, we take great pride in delivering Occupational Therapy services as unique as your child from Assessment to Intervention to Meeting of goals. If you would like more information about our services or would like to go ahead with a booking, we welcome you to contact us 6150 8339 or hello@aimtherapy.com.au.

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