Social Skills
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Health/social skills
Safety/social skills

True or False: If I really need something, it's okay to walk in to the room without knocking on the door.

False. You should always knock on the door before entering a room that is not yours.


Should we put yogurt in the pantry or the refrigerator?

The refrigerator


I just burped loudly in the middle of a silent room. I should say ____.

Excuse me!


TRUE or FALSE It is okay to drink soda with every meal, as long as I don't eat as much that day.

FALSE. You should limit your soda intake and drink more water!!


If I run up and down the stairs nothing will happen.

No. Running up or down the stairs can cause you to fall and injure yourself.


When is the New Year?

January 1st.


TRUE OR FALSE:  It is ok to look into someone's belongings when they aren't looking. if they don't give you their permission.

FALSE. It is never ok to go through someone else's belongings, especially when they aren't looking.


Should we put chips in the freezer or pantry?

In the pantry


Before cooking, after using the bathroom, or after touching anything dirty I should ____.

Wash my hands with soap and water


Name 3 healthy fruits or vegetables. 

- berries

- spinach

- kale

- lettuce

- banana

- mangos 

- tomatoes 


True or False. When playing cards or a board game, it is perfectly alright to be angry when you lose. 

False. It is important to be a good sport and congratulate the winner. 


What is the top color of the rainbow?



True or False: When someone does not quickly respond to my question, I should repeatedly ask them until they answer

False: You should wait for the person to be ready to answer. Be patient and say "excuse me" before politely asking the question again. 


True or False: At MSH, it is okay to walk around outside and get some therapeutic Sun when you're done with your work. Without and escort.

False - there is never a time or reason you are able to walk around without a escort.


What do you use to wash your hands?



I can NOT stop thinking about my favorite holiday. I am going to tell everybody about it every time I think about it. Is this okay? 

It is great that you are excited but be mindful of how many times you tell the same story. Share a new memory or ask a friend what they enjoy about the park.


I don't like the video game my friend suggested . So I will argue until I get my way.

You should politely say that you don't like a game and want to know what other games are available. 


What is it called when a person relates to or tries to understand another person's feelings, usually in an attempt to comfort them?



You visit your friend's house, and they don't come outside to meet you right away.

- Ring the doorbell 

- call them


If i need someone's attention, I walk up to them and say

What is Excuse me, or Hello


I can smell my body odor. What can I do to prevent this?

 Take a shower using soap and apply body spray or deodorant in the morning before going out.


True or False:  It is important to eat foods from all of the different food groups

True. You should be eat a balanced meal of vegetables, fruits, protein, and carbs.


If someone looks at me I should immediately stand up and yell out - What are you looking at?

NO, NEVER. That is inappropriate behavior. Ask an adult for advice before making an assumption.


What is the name of the biggest ocean in the world?



How can a 1:1 be a coping skill?

You can talk to staff, express your feelings and get help using coping skills


You are feeling anxious, what can you do?

Take space if you need,use a healthy coping skill, talk to a trusted adult, talk to staff and ask for support, talk to your therapist about it, talk to your friends about how you feel


True or False: Everyone can use the same coping strategy.


Is it important to exercise? Why or why not.

Yes to stay happy and healthy.


If a stranger asks you to come to their car, do you got with them? 



Who is Alicia Issacs

Superintendent of Madison State Hospital

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