Most parents know about that the generally existing of learning disabilities is skyrocketing. Including other syndromes like ADHD, autism, and Asperser’s syndrome, learning disabilities have unfortunately become common thing in the lives of our children, and our families.
By generally thinking when most of us think about learning, we naturally think of the sort of learning that occurs in school. The most widely discussed learning disability is dyslexia – and morally justifiably so.
Reading is the foundation for many other types of life learning, and most of all agree that reading skills are necessary.
Hopefully, other types of learning challenges, equally important to a successful life, they will soon gain greater recognition and intervention or occur in mean time.
Specifically, let’s see at social learning problems, which include the realm of nonverbal learning disorders. Social learning plays a critical role in helping children manage fundamental milestones such as forming friendships with normal people, making a positive impression on others people and learning to read nonverbal communication – "body language." Because these learning skills may not directly affect academic performance they are often seen as less than dyslexia and so on.
Social learning is every bit as necessary to healthy development as learning to read or write or solve mathematical problems in the class. Which identifies an important link between dyslexia and social learning skills?
It turns out that phonological awareness – the ability to hear and discriminate word sounds – is a common problem among socially challenged children. In addition, can you imagine how much less social knowledge you might have if you weren’t a reader? Think about it.
Helping social learning problems or issues can be complex because their effects are often spread throughout. Children with social learning problems need help and assistance at home and school. Families that are most successful in helping a kid overcome social learning problems collaborate carefully with schools. It’s very significant for child.
Leading indicators of a social learning problem:
1. Limited Friendships
Children with social learning problems is that these children’s have fewer friends, they may complain about the situation, or in some cases, they may try to conceal or not to show publicly their hurt by diverting their focus toward more solitary (living alone) pursuits.
Having a social learning problem is difficult enough, yet for some children, their awareness of the challenge makes life even more awkward and anxious. Look for signs that your child becomes excessively anxious around group of children’s. As a parent, we often try to coach children but this is a tall order when a child is self-conscious about every word or manners.
3. Frequently Missed Social Cues or signal for action:
The technical term for this problem is a pragmatic (practical) communication deficit or lacking or dealing with matters according to their practical significance or immediate importance
Elements of pragmatic communication are discussed in depth in
Boys of Few Words because so many children struggle with skills like accurately "reading" gestures and facial expressions. When you notice your kid misinterpret the body language of any group of people relating to any, react out of all reasonable proportion to the remark of another, or fail to notice obvious nonverbal cues, you are probably seeing a need for better pragmatic communication skills.
4. Problem of Sustaining Conversation
Being able to maintain a flow of conversation or fluent speaking’ appropriate to one’s age is a basic social necessity for every child in the society. A child may be very smart but still at a loss for words. Such a problem is exceeding excessively by social anxiety – which may stem from the very problem of being a poor communicator!
This relationship highlights the reciprocal influence of communication and self- confidence. Gaining expressive skills improves self-confidence and self-esteem.
Because having friends is so important and fundamental to every child’s well-being, it is normal for kids to be concerned about whether they have "enough" friends. Bear in mind that while your child’s complaints may indeed reflect a problem and raised this issue so far, children and growing up a child to man or woman with social learning difficulties often assume the worst, or exaggerate their social failures. We shouldn’t diminish the emotional impact of having too few friends, but sometimes a little "fact-checking" with a child’s teacher can help standard measurement or checking of the seriousness of the problem. Teachers and social locality must help them in a better way. Teacher the right instructor for your child will have the time and the training necessary to work with learning disabled students. This may be a general or special education teacher, depending on the severity of your child’s scholastic problems.
If you have concerns about your own child’s social development, or are wondering if one’s has a non-verbal learning disability, please don’t wait to seek assistance from other people of your locality. Children with social learning problems are more likely to feel isolated, and suffer from low self-esteem. For the solution of your child problem, talk to your child’s school psychologist or guidance counselor, or get a referral to a clinical psychologist. When a child is sent to a speech pathologist, he or she will be tested for the ability to speak and to understand the speech of others. If a problem is identified, the speech pathologist will suggest that he or she begin speech therapy as soon as possible, since the sooner a learning disability is dealt with, the easier it will be for him or her to make the transition to school A social skills group may be particularly helpful to give your child a safe place practice, social interaction in a supportive and positive atmosphere. To find one, check with local psychologists, community and religious organizations, or your child’s school. A good social skills group will have a skilled mediator, clearly established goals, and provide social learning in a fun and interactive way. Notice your child that which things do your child like, care about the likeness and dislike ness of your kid after that your kid will be improve gradually by doing so.