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  • Direction of gaze
  • Relaxed but erect body stance
  • Positive initiations
  • Expansion of conversation topics
  • Sharing in group of activities
  • Turn-taking in conversations or interactions
  • Repertoire of play activities that promote inclusion into activities
  • Appropriate dress and grooming
  • Eating etiquette
  • Facial expressions
  • Interpreting verbal and non-verbal cues
  • Expectations for situational behaviors for play, school, and work experiences
  • Decision-making skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Complimenting and empathy skills
  • Ability to draw upon past experiences

Dr. Sharon Sacks