Jean Piaget's Theory Of Social Skills

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Social skills play a very crucial part in the existence of every individual. This is for the simple reason that the level unto which the social skills a person(s) has, generally describes the level of co-existence that prevail in that given environment (Sussman, 2012). The way a person describes scenarios, solves problems, analyzes situations as well as the overall communication, all form the basis of social skills. According to Jean Piaget’s theory of social (cognitive) development, it is expected that individuals should be mentally or physically prepared to face the realities of the world. It is also important to keep in mind that these skills would be effective when they are learned in early stages of life. Therefore, social skills should grow and develop when one is in the early years of life.
There are many professionals who can help children with their social skills. In many cases, social skills are assumed to be irrelevant and not that necessary as many people would think. Some may think that the children are still young and most probably, these skills are yet to be seen but they are developing. This assumption can be very dangerous and hazardous for the child’s social life (Case-Smith & O’Brien, 2013). Occupational therapists agree that children who grow up with this
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Nevertheless, coloring and drawing are important techniques in developing and enhancing various social skills among children. Some of the skills acquired include pencil grasping skills, motor control skills and finally hand separation skills. It is expected by occupational therapists that a child begins by using small writing tools. These writing tools would then be used in big coloring areas to smaller and smaller areas. Accuracy level is also enhanced which is also part of social skills development and
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