The Development of Social Skills in Children

  • Wendy L. Stone
  • Annette M. La Greca
Part of the Current Issues in Autism book series (CIAM)


In recent years, there has been a tremendous surge of interest in the development of children’s peer relationships and social competence. Although children’s peer interactions have been the focus of considerable attention since the 1930s and 1940s, this area is now being explored with renewed vigor by clinical, developmental, and behavioral investigators.


Social Skill Child Development Autistic Child Play Behavior Social Play 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wendy L. Stone
    • 1
  • Annette M. La Greca
    • 2
  1. 1.Mailman Center for Child DevelopmentUniversity of Miami School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA

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