Later Elementary

8 to 11 years

This comprehensive curriculum aims to further enhance and strengthen the social skills from the early elementary program and introduce topics that foster successful independence in social situations. This model focuses on social interactions, interpersonal relationships, and communication skills.

Sample Topics

Social Interactions

Joining others
Understanding Humor
Accepting Positive and Negative Feedback

Interpersonal Relationships

Handling Bullying Situations
Social Cues
Perspective Taking
Handling Conflict

Communication Skills

Initiating and Keeping a Conversation
Reciprocal Emotions


Introduce the Social Skills Topic

Model the Social Skill
• Show what the skill looks like

Practice the skills
• Lesson activity and Role-play

Positive Feedback
• Praise correct response or areas of strenght
• Provide guidance on areas of difficulty

Monitor Progress
• Take note on the areas of strenght and ifficulty
• This helps identify areas to work on.