Using "Screens" in Counseling & Social Skills Teaching - Visual Tutorial and Free PowerPoints

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Reaching more children more effectively in social skills teaching

 

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We mental health professionals, guidance counselors and SLP’s tend to do a lot of our work in private.  This privacy is often necessary.  But not always.  Sometimes, we allow the solitary conventions of our work to place limits on the number of [...]

Visual strategies for autism social skills training, Part III: Using a toy balance

A toy balance is an amazing social skills lesson strategy to teach children with Asperger's and other autism spectrum disorders about "balance" in relationships

A toy balance is an amazing social skills lesson strategy to teach children with Asperger’s and other autism spectrum disorders about “balance” in relationships

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This is the third in a multi-part series on using [...]

Minting New Thoughts: Engaging CBT Activity for kids with ASD and others

Here is a great activity for individuals or groups of kids to introduce or expand on how to cope with upset feelings.  It uses the metaphor of paper money that is first minted, and then shredded if it is defective or worn out. To do the Mint New Thoughts activity you need to print out [...]