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

Rebecca Harvey                                                                                                             June 20, 2019 at 9:42 am

Asking for help

You are at the gym and would like to try a new exercise machine. You read the instructions, but are getting frustrated because when you try to do the steps, you are not able to get the machine to work. A gym staff member is at the desk, alone and looking at a magazine. Use the Asking for Help Skill.


pbrown@habcenter.org                                                                                                             June 13, 2019 at 6:09 am

Other social skill

Assertiveness skill

Client is asked for money by another client.
Client has role-played an assertiveness skill and knows how to be assertive without being aggressive.
Client says “no, that is my money and I want to keep it”

Mary is sitting at her lunch table with quarters on the table and Peter comes up to her and says that he wants her money to buy a soda. Mary says “no, this is my money and I want to buy a soda for myself”. Peter walks away.


ericacrawford                                                                                                             June 6, 2019 at 5:10 am

Joining in a conversation

Two classmates are talking about their weekend. You went swimming for the first time over the weekend and you are very excited to tell your friends. Use the joining in a conversation skill


Khadine                                                                                                             May 31, 2019 at 9:29 am

Joining in a conversation

Two classmates are discussing the latest dinosaur movie. You recently saw it and really liked it. You want to talk with them about it. Use the Joining Conversation Skill.


Brianna Coale                                                                                                             May 30, 2019 at 1:16 pm

Asking for help

Your mom gave you a list of chores to do before you can play video games. Vacuuming is the last thing but the vacuum is making a strange sound and is not working correctly. You think maybe the canister needs to be emptied but you don’t know how to do that. Your mom is downstairs doing laundry. Use the Ask for Help skill.


Jaclyn                                                                                                             May 29, 2019 at 6:12 pm

Joining in a conversation

You heard some peers playing a game about your favorite TV show. You want to play with them. Use the Joining a Conversation skill.


Denelee Thomas                                                                                                             May 29, 2019 at 1:21 pm

Joining in a conversation

At recess you hear some kids you know talking about going to ______ (local restaurant) after school. You are interested in hanging out with them after school. Use the Joining in on a Conversation Skill.


Keyon Roberts                                                                                                             May 25, 2019 at 12:38 am

Asking for help

You’re headed home from work and 1 block away from your house your front tires go flat. Your next door neighbor who drives a tow truck rides past you. Use the asking for help skill.


Clake87                                                                                                             May 24, 2019 at 9:52 am

Asking for help

You are throwing a frisbee with your friend and it gets stuck in a nearby tree. There are adults nearby that are talking and could reach the frisbee. Use the asking for help skill


melodyautry                                                                                                             May 24, 2019 at 12:52 am

Joining in a conversation

You are sitting at the table during lunch with your friends. They are talking about their favorite super hero. You want to tell them about your favorite super hero. Use the Joining in on a conversation skill.


Brandi Caron                                                                                                             May 20, 2019 at 7:24 pm

Joining in a conversation

Look at the people around you
Look for an opportunity when everyone stopped talking, appropriate for you to jump in
Make your comment
Wait to hear others response.


IsabelleThomas90                                                                                                             May 20, 2019 at 6:28 pm

Asking for help

You are given a worksheet to do by your Education Assistant but as they walk away you realise that you do not understand how to complete the worksheet. Use the Asking for Help skill.


karina.d12                                                                                                             May 19, 2019 at 5:13 pm

Asking for help

It is lunch time and you open your lunchbox. There is chicken and rice in a bowl but now utensils. You see the teacher walking by you. Use the Asking for Help skill.


Jessica                                                                                                             May 16, 2019 at 8:05 am

Asking for help

You are asked to complete a survey, but you do not know what to do first. You see the rest of the class already getting started. Use the Asking for Help Skill.


Danielle                                                                                                             May 14, 2019 at 5:42 pm

Joining in a conversation

You are at the playground and see some your classmates playing hopscotch and you want to play too. Use the Joining in on a conversation skill.


akasimian                                                                                                             May 14, 2019 at 12:20 pm

Joining in a conversation

You are at recess and you hear a group of kids talking about a video game you like. You turn towards the people who are talking, wait until there is a pause, and then make a short, relevant comment about the video game.


Lauren Pfeiffer                                                                                                             May 12, 2019 at 12:53 pm

Asking for help

You’re taking a multiple choice test and none of the answers are identical to the ones you studied. Use your asking for help skill.


kwhisler                                                                                                             May 11, 2019 at 2:03 pm

Joining in a conversation

You hear friends next to you talking about something you also like. You turn towards them and wait for a pause. Then you say something about the topic and wait for their response.


parles                                                                                                             May 10, 2019 at 7:24 pm

Its a passing period and you see your friends chatting in a group outside your locker. You want to know why they are all chatting there. Use the Joining in on a Conversation Skill.


Kimberly J. Ujcich Ward 1-05-2458                                                                                                             May 9, 2019 at 9:13 am

Joining in a conversation

You see some friends from your soccer team before a game. They are talking about how they are going to help your team win the game. You want to talk about what you all can do in the game, too. Use the Joining In on a Conversation skill.