Empathy autism social skills training, Part 2: Teaching concern using photos (22 downloads for you here)

Below, there are twenty more captioned photos like this. You print them out and use them as part of your visual-based social skills teaching for children on the autism spectrum.

Below, there are twenty more captioned photos like this. You print them out and use them as part of your visual-based social skills teaching for children on the autism spectrum.

This is Part 2 of a several-part series on how to teach “empathy” skills to children on the autism spectrum.  (Click here to review Part 1, [...]

Help The Upset Person: A cognitive-behavioral group game

This is an engaging and entertaining cognitive-behavioral teaching strategy  on the topic of emotional regulation.
Here is how to do it:

Follow THIS LINK HERE to the download page for this resource, which provides you with downloads of the pictures that are shown here.  You use these pictures to profile various children with upsetting problems, and your [...]

Words hurt, words help

Words Hurt worksheet

To download the two worksheets shown below, click on the red link below:

Words hurt, words help pdf

When I work with children with ASD on social skills, I often ask them: “How long will another person remember what you do or what you say?” A typical answer I get is: “About five minutes.”  These answers are [...]