Green Zone Picture Card Activity - Free Social Skills Game for Children on the Autism Spectrum

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 [...]

Christmas social skills paper fortune teller for kids with ASD (and other kids as well)

 

 

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
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Correcting others and tattling too much: Social skills activities to teach kids with autism who have these problems

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 [...]

Talk-to-sister worksheets for boys with Asperger's

 

There are sheets available for talking to mother, sister and father on the pdf download.

Boys on the autism spectrum and their typical sisters

Boys with Asperger’s and other autism spectrum disorders often find the world of typical girl interests completely bewildering.  In my own work with boys on the spectrum, I find that quite a [...]

Game-like elements for teaching social skills to children with Asperger’s and other autism spectrum disorders, Part 1

Use games and fun to increase engagement and learning in autism social skills training

Use games and fun to increase engagement and learning in autism social skills training

Teaching social skills to children with Asperger’s and other autism spectrum disorders can be much more effective when it is engaging and fun.  By the time children with autism ends up in our classrooms  or psychotherapy offices, they are often feeling [...]