Filter the Anger: A hands-on social skills activity to help kids with autism to manage angry verbal outbursts

A hands-on activity for social skill training and anger management for children on the autism spectrum

In social skills training in schools and psychotherapy settings, young people on the autism spectrum often struggle with controlling angry verbal outbursts.  The Filter the Anger Activity is designed to:

* Raise awareness of okay vs. not-okay things to say when you are mad

*Introduce and reinforce the idea that thoughts can be “filtered” before [...]