Social skill deficits are difficulties in using and understanding social information and conventions. People with social skill deficits may experience difficulty in the following areas: Understanding social conventions Some people with Learning Disabilities have trouble understanding the established social conventions people use in daily life. They may also have trouble monitoring their own behaviour and act or speak without forethought. This automatic reaction may cause them to laugh at the wrong times and interrupt conversations. Visual perception of facial expression and body language Some people with Learning Disabilities miss the messages people send and receive through body language and facial expression. They might misinterpret body language to mean something totally different from what was intended, or miss the signals altogether. Auditory perception of vocal cues Difficulties with auditory perception affect a personâs ability to interpret vocal tone. They may have trouble deciding whether somebody is using an angry voice or expressing feelings of boredom or impatience. This can lead to misunderstandings and is likely to be very frustrating for both people involved. Body awareness Some people with Learning Disabilities have trouble situating their bodies at a comfortable distance away from other people. These people do not understand how close they are to people with whom they are interacting and how uncomfortable it is for that person. Social skills deficits is listed as a learning disability. Lack of social skills can interfer with- learning, most particular when difficult child is sitting in the office rather than the classroom.