Using imagination, imaginary creatures and art to engage children with ASD in work on social and emotional skills, Part 2: Free worksheet downloads

Here is a pair of worksheets designed to help children with high functioning autism to increase their awareness of social skills issues.

Here is a pair of worksheets designed to help children with high functioning autism to increase their awareness of social skills issues.

To download the PDFs for these worksheets, click on the red link below:
Click here:  Dark Force – Light Force Social Skills Worksheets
Many children with Asperger’s and other autism spectrum disorders are quite fond [...]

Using photo albums to increase knowledge about peers

photo album

Many young people with ASD seem to learn much more, and remember longer, when information is presented to them with a strong visual component.  It is particularly useful to use appealing visuals when we are helping them to learn facts about other children in a group setting.

Often, when children with ASD learn people’s  names and [...]

Welcome to Autism Teaching Strategies

I’m glad you found this website and blog.

I love learning about social skills training for young people with autism, and sharing ideas with other professionals who do similar work.  In this blog, I will be passing on some of what I have learned.

I love my “day job” with  The Watson Institute, in Sewickley, Pennsylvania.  I [...]