Social skills may seem like an easy goal. Parents often say, “I just want him to play with his friends”, or “I want him to make friends”. Recently I had someone say to me “he has friends at school so he doesn’t really need social skills”. Having ‘friends’ and having the skills to appropriately interact with these friends, and navigate social situations are two different things.
This month we welcome a new member to the AES family. Elanore has joined the team as Social Clubs Team Leader. With over 10 years’ experience dedicated to working with children from babies through to teenagers, Elanore has a Bachelor of Psychology and is also a qualified primary school teacher.