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Doctor insights on: Loss Of Social Skills

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Can addiction to technology causes a loss of social skills in the real world?

Can addiction to technology causes a loss of social skills in the real world?

Of course!: We humans needs lots of practice to do anything well. Being glued to our technology takes time away from practicing social skills and developing meaningful relationships. ...Read more

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How i can improve my social skills ?

Short forum,: Long answer required. There are many aspects to being "social". The most important is not to talk about yourself unless asked. People love to talk about themselves so give them the opportunity and ask them. ...Read more

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Can I teach my child social skills at 4?

Can I teach my child social skills at 4?

Yes: Children are very intelligent and can learn many things earlier than we often give them credit. Children can learn to say please and thank you. Yes ma'am no ma'am etc. They can learn to shake hands and greet others. They can learn to wait their turn, be kind etc. ...Read more

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Do you know of social skills classes for adults?

Do you know of social skills classes for adults?

Yes: Contact the asperger association and the autism association for recommendations for the groups that meet to help with social pragmatics (the skills necessary to be successful in social interaction). ...Read more

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How can I get myself to improve my social skills?

How can I get myself to improve my social skills?

You must live it..: Some are born extroverts, some introverts, and some in between. Some are naturals at it, others must learn/practice. You can read, get lectured/spoken to, showed videos etc..But none = your own practice. Be in the crowd, be part of it, live it, socialize it. The more u do, the more comfortable you get, but don't forget to take time and reflect and see yourself. Consult therapist. Good luck. ...Read more

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How are social skills affected by being disabled?

Multiple: Disabled cannot socialize as well as the healthy can because of the limitation they experience. Some may not be able to go places they want due to mobility issues. Others have troubles expressing themselves (speaking, mimicking) and therefore cannot maintain conversations etc. Although, there may be no open stigmatization of the disabled, the hidden one still persists frequently. ...Read more

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How should I help my child practice her social skills?

How should I help my child practice her social skills?

See below: Expose her to different social situations, and model the behavior you would like to see. ...Read more

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Does losing a lot of weight improve your social skills?

Does losing a lot of weight improve your social skills?

Not necessarily.: Loosing weight can increase your self esteem, but if your social skills aren't that good, you still need to practice them. Like any other skill, it takes work to get good at this. Dale carnegie courses or toastmasters can help as could working with a therapist in your area. ...Read more