Interpersonal Skills

Interpersonal skills allow an individual to interact with others appropriately in a variety of social situations. The following examples of Interpersonal Skills are to serve as a guide when choosing specific goals for students in developmental programs. The specific components of each students program will vary with age, strengths and needs.

1. Listening/paying attention
2. Starting a conversation
3. Introducing self
4. Introducing others
5. Having conversation
6. Interrupting a conversation
7. Asking questions
8. Asking for help
9. Joining in a group/activity
10. Following instructions
11. Saying please and thank you
12. Apologizing
13. Recognizing basic feelings
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