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Developing Social Skills

Welcome to Helping Hands' Developing Social Skills training for children and young people with special needs, which gives an insight into the everyday challenges that an individual with additional needs may experience in daily life. This will equip participants with more information and strategies about how to socialise in every day situations and will encourage participants to embrace their neurodiversity traits and work towards making friends!

Best Friends

Developing Social Skills

Unit I: Introduction

Unit II: Understanding my own needs

Unit III: How to cope in overwhelming situations

Unit IV: Communicating with others and forming relationships

Unit V: Coping mechanisms for daily life

Unit VI: Routines

Unit VII: Conversations

Unit VIII: Recognising social cues

Unit IX: Non verbal communication

Unit X: Making Friends

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need any prior training/qualifications to do this course?

No, participants do not need any prior training or qualifications to attend this course. Helping Hands’ training courses are designed to pass on skills and knowledge to complete novices as well as experienced professionals, all participants will benefit from this course regardless of experience or existing skills/knowledge.

Do you offer this course online?

As this course contains some physical aspects and the teaching of hands-on skills it cannot be delivered online or via virtual workshop. The development of social skills requires in-person practise and necessitates the role playing of social situations.

Do you need to be physically fit to do this course?

There are no physical aspects to the learning of this course. Therefore, this course is accessible to people of all levels of health and fitness, participants must be willing to learn and engage with the course – there are no physical requirements to this.

Do you gain a qualification from this course?

This course is certified by Helping Hands and participants that pass this course can hold their course certificates as evidence of learning.




Helping Hands Community Hub Ltd.
10 Leeds Road
S9 3TY


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