Having appropriate social skills is the key to thriving at school, work, and in relationships with other people. At PediaPlex, with locations in Southlake, Alliance, Fort Worth, and Frisco, Texas, autism spectrum disorder specialist Sonia Kirkpatrick, MBA, and her expert team offer social skills therapy that improves the way your child acts with adults and their peers. Call the office to learn more.
Social skills affect the way your child interacts with other people. They include speech, language, communication, empathy, and emotions combined with non-verbal cues (eye contact, facial expressions, hand gestures, etc.). If your child struggles socially, therapy with the experts at PediaPlex can improve their skills, behavior, and interpersonal relationships.
Your child could benefit from social skills therapy if they struggle with:
Autism spectrum disorder is a common cause of social skills impairment that often benefits from social skills training at PediaPlex.
PediaPlex specialists complete a comprehensive evaluation of your child or review previous reports of an autism diagnosis, to determine if social skills therapy is right for them.
During social skills therapy sessions at PediaPlex, your child’s therapist works with them on specific skills that improve the way they act in social situations. Common skills they address include:
Your child’s PediaPlex therapist personalizes social skills treatments based on their individual needs and goals to ensure the most effective outcome in everyday situations.
To find out if social skills therapy is right for your child, call the PediaPlex office.