Each day, children encounter a variety of social situations. This includes the classroom, the playground, the ball field, or the supermarket. In an instant, children will adapt their behavior based on information they take in about their physical environment and the people around them. This is the unconscious process of social cognition in action.For some children, social thinking comes naturally.
Most children are born with the ability to decipher, integrate, and respond to socially relevant information. They continue to develop this aptitude as they grow and engage with others. Others, however, are not instinctive social thinkers.
As a result, these children may have difficulty:
These difficulties are often associated with:
Using current research in the field of social cognition, Savvy Social Skills offers a curriculum specifically designed to meet the needs of children in kindergarten through eighth grade possessing age-appropriate language skills. Our social learning specialists understand that children can cultivate social thinking and related social skills if given the proper tools and step-by-step guidance.