Resource Sharing:  Create and Share a Vignette

Vignettes for application
1. Look at the people who are talking
2. Wait for a point when no one else is talking
3. Make a short, relevant comment that relates to the topic discussed
4. Give other people a chance to participate
1. Look at the person
2. Ask the person in he or she can help you
3. Clearly describe the problem or what kind of help you need
4. Thank the person for helping you

Rachel Greene                                                                                                             April 21, 2018 at 8:39 am

Joining in a conversation

You are at the park with your parents. Some other kids are using the seesaw. You want to have a turn.

amberinboise                                                                                                             April 16, 2018 at 6:44 pm

Asking for help

You ordered a bowl of ice cream and it was handed to you. You cannot find a spoon to eat it with and need one. You see a girl with a spoon that just got her ice cream before you and think she may be able to help you.

Egennaricrosby                                                                                                             April 16, 2018 at 4:44 pm

Joining in a conversation

You sit down at lunch before the Christmas break. Your friends are talk about what they want for Christmas. One friend says they hope they get a new bicycle. You really hope you also get a new bicycle, and asked Santa for one already. How would you join the conversation?

Jenna Bartley                                                                                                             April 16, 2018 at 3:44 pm

Asking for help

You are getting ready to brush your teeth. You pick up your toothbrush and the toothpaste. You squeeze the toothpaste but the toothpaste is not coming out of the tube. You are feeling cross that the toothpaste is not coming out. Use your asking for help skill.

anvinnie                                                                                                             April 11, 2018 at 1:42 pm

Asking for help

Everyone is taking turns washing their hands before lunch. When you get to the front of the line, you have a hard time pumping the soap out because the bottle is almost empty. You are feeling frustrated and hungry. Use your asking for help skill.

Ulrika                                                                                                             April 10, 2018 at 2:07 pm

Asking for help

You are at work, used the vending machine and it ate your money.
1. State to the cafeteria worker what happened.
2. Ask for help to write note to the vending machine person.
3. Place note on the vending machine.
4. Return to get money from the cafeteria worker the following day

Allison                                                                                                             April 9, 2018 at 10:31 am

Other social skill

Responding to Teasing

1. Stop and count to five.
2. Think about your choices:
a. Ignore the teasing.
b. Say how you feel.
c. Give a reason for the person to stop.
3. Act out your best choice.

You are so excited to show your new HP Laptop during show-and-tell. One of the kids in the front row in class laughs at you and says that his MacBook Pro is way better and that HP Laptops are for “nerds”. What do you do in this situation?

Camilla Marks                                                                                                             April 6, 2018 at 10:27 am

Joining in a conversation

Your friends are sitting down to eat lunch. They are talking about yesterday’s football match against another school. Your team won the match. You love talking about football and how you all play like different football stars.

elitcadm                                                                                                             March 31, 2018 at 12:19 pm

Joining in a conversation

It is Easter weekend and you hear your grandmother and mother talking about what to make for dessert for dinner. You love the chocolate cake your grandmother makes and would like to make that suggestion. Use the Joining in a Conversation vignette.

Katherine                                                                                                             March 31, 2018 at 8:52 am

Asking for help

You need to catch the bus but you do not know which one you need to take. There is a person sitting at the information desk, use the Asking for Help skill to figure out which bus to take

SIQIXIE                                                                                                             March 27, 2018 at 9:41 am

Asking for help

You are looking for a place, but get lost. You see someone in police uniform standing nearby. You ask the policeman to give you the right direction to the place. You say thank you, and follow his direction.

Stacia Parmenter                                                                                                             March 21, 2018 at 10:42 am

Asking for help

You are looking for a bathroom at the water park. You see someone with a name tag on at the water park. You walk up to the employee and ask them where the restroom is. You tell the employee thanks and walk to the restroom they pointed out.

anna.kristin87                                                                                                             March 14, 2018 at 9:16 am

Asking for help

You are at the grocery store and you have apples on your list. You have looked around the produce section but you can’t seem to find the apples. You see an employee wearing a name tag and the store logo. You walk over and say, “excuse me, can you pleas show me where the apples are?”

Andrea                                                                                                             February 28, 2018 at 10:34 am

Asking for help

You are in the grocery store looking for ___ (food item) and cannot find the item. You see an employee of the store stocking a shelf. Use the asking for help skill.

d2238853                                                                                                             February 6, 2018 at 10:48 pm

Joining in a conversation

You check LINE to see if your friends are talking about where and when to play badminton today. One of your friends posts “who would like to play, please respond”. You want to express what you wish for.

llwatson1985                                                                                                             January 29, 2018 at 5:20 am

Joining in a conversation

You are eating at the school lunch table. There are 2 other children talking. First, wait for both of them to take a break from talking. Second, make a comment on something they said. Third, Wait for them to say about what you said, or an additional comment about what they were talking about.

Kira Richardson                                                                                                             January 17, 2018 at 10:29 pm

Joining in a conversation

You hear your classmates discussing a level of your favorite video game that you haven’t reached yet, you want to talk to them about it. Use the joining in a conversation vignette.

taylorcalame                                                                                                             January 17, 2018 at 1:11 pm

Joining in a conversation

You hear a friend mention that they like Star Wars, and you know the new movie comes out to theaters this weekend. Use the Joining a Conversation Vignette.

Madoka                                                                                                             January 16, 2018 at 12:05 am

Joining in a conversation

You are in your class and are hanging up your bookbag and coat. You notice that one of your friends, Mark, walking into the classroom looking sad. You want to help Mark. Use your joining in on a conversation skill.

Sarah                                                                                                             January 12, 2018 at 11:28 am

Asking for help

You are in class and it is time for snack. You can’t open your bag of chips. A teacher is near you. Look at the teacher and ask for help. Let the teacher know you need help opening your chips. Thank the teacher for helping you.

Kylie                                                                                                             January 9, 2018 at 8:45 pm

Asking for help

Your teacher is at their desk. You walk over to the desk and say, “Can you help me?”. You don’t understand how to finish a worksheet and need help with the instructions. Your teachers helps you and you say “thank you”.

takema.bcba                                                                                                             January 4, 2018 at 6:17 pm

Joining in a conversation

You hear your friends talking about what they want for their birthday. You want to tell them what you want. Use the join in conversation skill.

alex                                                                                                             January 1, 2018 at 4:51 pm

Other social skill

Say “hello”

1)To go to someone
2)Wait to get an eye contact
3)Give a hand and say “hello”

You notice a someone you know. You go to this person, wait to get an eye contact, give a hand and say “hello”

Danusia                                                                                                             December 31, 2017 at 4:22 pm

Other social skill

Initiating a conversation with a girl you’re attracted to.

1. Read the social situation. Is the person available to talk?
2. Reading body language. Is the person receptive, or giving you signals you can approach?
3. Small talk scripts, previewed and rehearsed.

You see a girl you’re taking a class with who is standing outside the classroom alone before the class starts. Use you reading social situations, reading body language and small talk scripts.

Alyssa                                                                                                             December 31, 2017 at 4:11 pm

Other social skill

Initiating a Greeting

1. Locate desired person in which you want to converse with
2. Wait until they are in close proximity and visually available (OR, if they are talking to someone, wait for a pause in conversation)
3. Provide an appropriate greeting and/or phrase with eye contact (i.e., hey, hello, hi__(name of person).)
4. Wait for greeting to be reciprocated

Dan notices that Evan is sitting at the lunch table next to their mutual friend Luke. Evan and Luke were laughing, but once at least 2-3 seconds went by of no one talking, Dan said, “Hey! Can I sit with you guys?” Both boys say, “of course, sit down, Dan!”

Valerie                                                                                                             December 13, 2017 at 11:38 am

Asking for help

The teacher gives instructions on how to complete the assignment but you were distracted and did not pay attention. Everyone else is working on the assignment now but you are not sure what to do. Use the asking for help skill.