Simple use of video cameras in social skills work with children on the autism spectrum

In this blog post, I provide simple and practical instruction for using video cameras in your social skills work with children on the autism spectrum. You also get free downloads of the props shown above, and others shown below.

To download these visual props and written prompts, click on the RED link [...]

Paper Fortune Tellers - social skills games for children with ASD's (and other children too)

In this blog post, I show you how to make and use these simple folded devices for social skills activities.  I provide you the download PDF you need.

In this blog post, I show you how to make and use these simple folded devices for social skills activities. I provide you the download PDF you need.

 

Paper Fortune Tellers – social skills activity

When I was a  kid I saw girls playing with these things.  They called them “cootie catchers.”  A few weeks ago, [...]

Using a rope to demonstrate

Rope as prop for teaching distance

 

Many young people on the autism spectrum can get confused regarding personal space when they are walking together with otherpeople.  Professionals working with youth on the spectrum in therapeutic recreation programs encounter these problems frequently.  At a mall or on a trail in a park, it is not uncommon for some individuals to remain rather [...]