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Paediatric Intervention -
Language : Pragmatics

Promoting Social Competence
G Gordon Williamson and Wilma J Dorman, 2002



This book provides a practical resource for enhancing the social competence of children between the ages of 3 and 12 years. It emphasises peer interaction with age appropriate activities for effecting changes in social and play behaviour, self-regulation, communication, prosocial skills and social decision making.

Use the bookk for programme planning for children with special developmental, behavioural, or learning needs in segregated or inclusive settings. Critical information is provided on the assessment of social behaviour and intervention to promote it. The book also includes detailed strategies and activities that have been successfully field tested for promoting social competence.

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400 pages, paperback manual