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Visual Techniques for Developing Social Skills Activities and Lesson Plans for Teaching Children with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger's Syndrome

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ISBN-10: 1935274511

ISBN-13: 9781935274513

Edition: 2011

Authors: Rebecca A. Moyes

List price: $14.95
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This book and companion CD provide practical, hands-on strategies for teaching social skills to children with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. For use in both general education and special education classrooms, each chapter includes a detailed description of the social deficits of these children and ways to address them. Such issues include difficulties with understanding idioms, taking turns in conversation, understanding tone of voice, and body language. Each lesson includes explicit IEP goals, making it easy for teachers to incorporate in their current curricula. The companion CD provides printable activities and student assessment.
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Future Horizons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/24/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 88
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Why This Book?
Important Information to Consider
Instructions for Use: Organizing Social Groups
Interpersonal Interactions
Using Circle Stickers to Teach Eye Contact and Attending
Using Carpet Mats and Masking Tape to Teach Personal Space When Sitting
Using Hula-Hoops to Teach Personal Space
Teaching Respect for Belongings and Territories as Related to Personal Space
Appropriate Communication
Using a Colander to Teach Filtering of Thoughts to Avoid Inappropriate Language
Using a Pitcher to Teach Compliments as Kind Words
Using a Speedometer to Teach Appropriate Volume and Speed When Speaking
Using "My Turn" Cards to Teach Refraining from Interrupting
Using a Traffic Light to Teach Students to Monitor Their Perseverative Talk
Working Successfully with Others
Using Name Tags to Become Aware of Group Roles
Using Colored Cellophane to Become Aware of Others' Viewpoints
Using a Chain to Teach Understanding Consequences
In Closing
About the Author
Additional Resources