Green Zone Picture Card Social Skills Game – a free download
Children on the autism spectrum often struggle to discern the interests of other people and to take these interests into account in conversation. This social skills game employs a powerful, picture-based strategy I would like you to try out. I would then encourage [...]
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Many young people have persistent problems with anxiety, sadness, anger and other upsetting emotions. [...]
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Here is a fun, challenging activity to promote group cooperation skills. It is derived from an idea I found in a book years ago (see next page). I have provided you with [...]
Giving compliments is a very important skill during the holidays.
Here is a something quick to make to help children with autism (and other children) to practice.
Here is the download. Some commentary, photos and links to other resources on giving compliments are given below.
Click here: Christmas Social Skills Paper Fortune Teller – Download
Children with ASD and Emotional Awareness
Children on the autism spectrum may experience a range of challenges with respect to emotions. [...]
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Autistic children and showing concern for others / empathy
Children on the autism spectrum often have great difficulty with this important skill. [...]
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Giving Compliments Wall Display Download
Autism and Giving Compliments
Kids on the autism spectrum often do not give and receive compliments in accordance with social expectation. They might like something someone said, or something someone did, but they often fail to follow up [...]
To download the illustrated panels shown below, click on “Dealing with Disappointment Wall Display Download”
Helping children with Asperger’s and other autism spectrum disorders to deal with losing and disappointment
Children with ASD often have particular problems with losing: Not getting their way, not being first, not being chosen or [...]
Tattling and correcting and children with Asperger’s
If you work with children on the autism spectrum, then you are aware of their motivation to order their social world by applying and imposing rules. If something does not seem right to them, many children with Asperger’s and other autism spectrum disorders will speak right up. Discerning when to refrain [...]