How to build social communication skills for life

Effective social communication is crucial to building relationships, developing independence and emotional wellbeing. Some children and adults find aspects of their social communication impact their relationships and interactions. At The Communication Clinic we support people to achieve their goals and help them navigate the complex social world through a positive and strengths-based approach.

Whether you’re a parent or caregiver looking to support your child or you’re an adult wanting to tap into your social communication strengths, our trained team has the knowledge, experience and skills to help. Using evidence-based practice and drawing on our deep experience, our social communication programs enhance understanding, unlock positive experiences and increase social awareness, building social skills for life.

Examples of Social Skills

  • Initiating conversation
  • Asking for help
  • Taking turns in conversation
  • Asking questions
  • Resolving conflict
  • Listening to others
  • Working cooperatively
  • Sharing with others

Benefits of social skills therapy

  • Improved wellbeing
  • Language development
  • Academic progress
  • Improved communication
  • Improved relationships
  • Express feelings
  • Self-identity
  • Positive interactions

Our social communication programs

We offer group and individual programs to develop social communication skills. Trained in assessing and supporting social communication skills, our speech pathologists aim to support you and your loved one to achieve personalised, functional goals, which may include ordering a meal at a restaurant or making a new friend at school. Our social skills programs are suitable for children, teens and adults, with programs individualised to each person’s needs.

Our therapists have specific training in the following social skills programs:

Learn about our social communication groups.

Looking for extra communication support?

We want to help you access quality speech pathology so you can effectively manage communication challenges. Go to our events page to see what exciting training we are running or see our resources page for access to valuable resources and information.