ERIC Number: ED294369
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Social Skills. News Digest #6.
Murphy, James, Ed.; Hobbs, Barbara
News Digest, n6 1987
This edition of the newsletter of the National Information Center for Handicapped Children and Youth introduces methods used to change children's behavior and help them acquire the skills needed to work with others, have friendships, achieve independence, and enjoy normal social relationships. Brief articles have the following titles: "Social Skills"; "Identifying Obstacles to Social Interaction"; "Basic Principles for Changing Children's Behavior"; "Methods of Influencing Behavior Change"; "Developing Effective Communication"; "Changing the Child's Peers and the Environment." Thirty-eight references are cited. (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Communication Skills, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Friendship, Interpersonal Competence, Interpersonal Relationship, Peer Relationship, Social Development
National Information Center for Handicapped Children and Youth, Box 1492, Washington, DC 20013 (free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Interstate Research Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.; National Information Center for Handicapped Children and Youth, Washington, DC.
Note: For related information, see EC 202 536-540.