“Fix The Problem” Social Skills Game – Free Download

Here are 3 or the 40 Face Cards provided in this game kit. You download, print and cut them out.

You, the adult, read these scenarios aloud, while the children you are working with try to “fix the problem.”

 

You give out this game money to encourage participation. This game is fun but talking [...]

Free Paper Fortune Tellers: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Games for Counseling and Classroom

To download the PDF files for these three paper fortune tellers, click on the RED link right below here:
CBT Paper Fortune Tellers for Anxiety & Other Issues
Helping children to work on upsetting emotions using a cognitive behavioral therapy game activities

Many young people have persistent problems with anxiety, sadness, anger and other upsetting emotions.  [...]

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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Paper Fortune Tellers - social skills games for children with ASD's (and other children too)

In this blog post, I show you how to make and use these simple folded devices for social skills activities.  I provide you the download PDF you need.

In this blog post, I show you how to make and use these simple folded devices for social skills activities. I provide you the download PDF you need.

 

Paper Fortune Tellers – social skills activity

When I was a  kid I saw girls playing with these things.  They called them “cootie catchers.”  A few weeks ago, [...]

Emotion Cards - social skills games and activities to help teach emotional awareness to children with ASD

Here is a set of emotion cards that can be used in all kinds of ways in social skills teaching. There are two card decks which are used together: Emotion Word Cards and Question Cards.

 

Children with ASD and Emotional Awareness

Children on the autism spectrum may experience a range of challenges with respect to emotions.  [...]

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 [...]

Flexibility in kids with ASD - Card activity to teach this social skill to children on the autism spectrum

social skills teaching activity

Children on the autism spectrum struggle with rigidity. This blog post provides a social skills card game activity to help kids with ASD to become more aware of rigidity and to begin to work on some ways to cope.

Children with Asperger’s and other autism spectrum disorders have a lot of problems with rigidity.  They [...]

The Conversation Box: Conversation training tool for children with high functioning autism and Asperger's

cards for conversation training for Asperger's and high functioning autism

Below are downloads and instructions for creating these conversation cards. They provide a good activity to help kids on the autism spectrum to practice different functions of conversation. Please scroll down to have a look at the various components.

Children on the autism spectrum usually don’t easily grasp the many functions of conversation. Here is a [...]

Game-like social skills methods for kids with autism, Part 2: Make your own social skills game

Kids with ASD often really like to make and use social skills games, like this one

Kids with ASD often really like to make and use social skills games, like this one

Children with Asperger’s and other autism spectrum disorders can get tired and discouraged during our social skills training and social skills teaching activities.  Here is fun and effective way to help your students/clients on the autism spectrum to focus and [...]

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 [...]