What Does the Literature Say About Teaching Social Skills?

November 2001
Teaching Exceptional Children;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p42
Academic Journal
Describes the advantages of teaching social skills. Replacement of negative behaviors with desirable ones; Dynamics of social skills training; Importance of literature in children's personal and social development.


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