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

Vincent Warren                                                                                                             August 22, 2019 at 7:55 am

Asking for help

You are writing a letter to a friend and you do not know how to spell some of the words that you want to write down in your letter


Wendy Ashcroft BACB225961                                                                                                             August 21, 2019 at 7:44 am

Joining in a conversation

Two of your friends are planning an outing to go swimming. You love to swim! Use the four steps you learned in joining in a conversation to get involved in this conversation.


anita cockrum                                                                                                             August 17, 2019 at 9:24 pm

Joining in a conversation

You hear your friends talking about going to a movie after school. You have been wanting to go to the movie as well and would like to go with them. Use the joining in on the conversation skill.


Christa Stockton                                                                                                             August 12, 2019 at 11:42 am

Joining in a conversation

At lunch, you hear two classmates talking about Toy Story 4. You went to the movies this past weekend to see it. You want to share your favorite parts. Use the Joining in a Conversation Skill.


Patricia Sprano-Duke                                                                                                             August 12, 2019 at 9:10 am

Other social skill

joining in imaginary play (pre-k to 2rst grade)

1. Ask permission, “Can I play?”
2. Ask, “What are you playing?”
3. Generate or ask for a role, “What do you want me to be?” or e.g. ” I’ll be the cat.”
4. Role/play or pretend to be that character.

During recess, three of your friends are playing in the _________(area of imaginary play). You watch them for a minute and, then,want to join the game.


Heather Melton                                                                                                             August 11, 2019 at 8:56 am

Asking for help

You have started an independent work task and although your teacher told you you should be able to complete it independently, you find it difficult and begin to get frustrated. Use your asking for help skill to solve your problem.


msip1010                                                                                                             August 6, 2019 at 9:33 am

Asking for help

You were given instructions following completion of an assignment. You finish the assignment and can’t remember what they were. You see that your friend has finished their assignment and are starting the next step. You think it is likely that they can help you. Use your asking for help skill.


Kelly Marie Kratzer 1-08-4414                                                                                                             August 4, 2019 at 9:55 pm

Asking for help

you are asked to bring a note to the office. when you arrive, the person you are looking for isn’t at their usual desk. The office staff at the next desk doesn’t look busy. you your asking for help skill


Shaun                                                                                                             August 3, 2019 at 11:26 am

Asking for help

You are watching a video on Youtube on their iPad, and the internet is having a connection problem and the video stops playing. You are getting mad because the video is not loading for an extensive amount of time. Your caregiver is in the other room watching the news on TV. You think it would be helpful to ask them for help with your iPad.


apaduraru                                                                                                             August 2, 2019 at 6:42 pm

Other social skill

Identifying Emotions: Bored

Child is looking at the conversational partner
Wait for a change in facial expression or non-verbal body cue
Change the subject or provide the partner an opportunity to excuse themselves (do you want to play a different game?)
Child continues looking at partner for their response

You’re playing handball with your friends but you notice he continues to look away at other games on the playground. You want to keep playing but you notice that your friend is bored of the game.


Julie                                                                                                             August 2, 2019 at 5:25 pm

Joining in a conversation

You hear your friends talking about MineCraft. You know a lot about Minecraft and want to talk about it with them. Use the Joining in on a conversation skill.


srichards                                                                                                             August 2, 2019 at 11:46 am

Joining in a conversation

Your friends are talking about the new Lion King movie. You just saw that movie with your family and want to tell them your favourite part and hear theirs. Use the joining a conversation tool to help you.


Carla Oldham                                                                                                             August 2, 2019 at 4:31 am

Other social skill

Actively Listening to a Friend

1) Look at the person talking
2) Remain quiet
3) Think about what they are saying
4) Wait until they are finished talking before you say anything
5) Show you heard what they said by nodding your head or using positive statements such as “Oh” “Okay, “That’s interesting” “Tell me more”
6) Think about what they said and what you can add to or share on the same topic

You are wanting to listen to your fiends and find out what they are interested in. You need to actively listen to them instead of having your own thoughts about other things you are interested in.


dcwood                                                                                                             August 1, 2019 at 3:07 pm

Joining in a conversation

Your cousins are talking about what TV show they like best. You want to tell them about your favorite program. You wait for a point in conversation when no one is talking, and say, “I like to watch the new program about space exploration. Have you seen it?”


Margaret                                                                                                             August 1, 2019 at 11:42 am

Asking for help

You are at lunch and want something on someone else’s plate. Instead of taking it without asking, you should:
1. Find a teacher
2. Tell them that you’re still hungry.
3. Ask if you can buy something else.
4. Thank the teacher for helping you.


Meredith                                                                                                             July 31, 2019 at 9:02 am

Other social skill

responding to questions

1. you are oriented (eyes/body) towards a speaker or group
2. speaker asks a question
3. you respond
4. you can ask a follow up question if warranted

you are sitting in a social skills class and another student turns to look at you and ask a question “what is your favorite food to eat?”
you turn your body toward the speaker and respond “ice cream” and ask the speaker “what is your favorite food?”


Meredith                                                                                                             July 31, 2019 at 8:59 am

Joining in a conversation

you see a group of students talking about your favorite blocks and dinosaurs. you walk over to the group and offer another dinosaur and tell 2 attributes about the dinosaur.


Meredith                                                                                                             July 31, 2019 at 8:53 am

Asking for help

you want access to a favorite toy and see it located on a tall shelf . you tap the teacher shoulder and say “help please” while pointing at the toy. the teacher takes down the toy and you say “thank you”


Diane Tafuro                                                                                                             July 30, 2019 at 12:17 pm

Joining in a conversation

You hear friends at school talking about the new “Spider Man” movie that just came out in theaters. You saw it and loved it and want to share your opinion. Use your “joining in a conversation skills” to join the conversation.


Peri                                                                                                             July 30, 2019 at 10:03 am

Joining in a conversation

You hear your classmates talking about their favorite Broadway shows. You love Broadway shows and want to share your experiences with them. Use the Joining in on a Conversation Skill.