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 [...]

Nonverbal communication visual prompts for kids with ASD (see next blog for the downloads)

Nonverbal prompts to help children with autism to learn about nonverbal communication

These are nonverbal prompts, which are really easy to make and so useful in social skills activities for kids with Asperger’s and other autistic spectrum disorders. Shown here are my old, beat-up ones I have used dozens of times.

You can actually download these right here in this blog post:

Nonverbal Prompts & Directions Download

 

Children with [...]

Missing Objects Game--Social skills therapy for kids with ASD

click on it, wait till opens in other window, print, cut out, laminate

All you need to play this great social skills game are word prompt cards (see the download link below) and a dozen or so small objects.

This is an easy, fun and very useful social skills game to help kids on the autism spectrum to  learn how to encourage others.  Children on the autism spectrum [...]