Destination Friendship by Mary Benton. (XSS Bento 2012) Destination Friendship provides easy-to-use, research-based strategies and activities that support the development of friendship skills in children with ASD within an active and fun learning environment. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs (Jossey-Bass Teacher) by Darlene Mannix. (XSS Manni 2009) This resource offers an exciting collection of 200 ready-to-use worksheets to help adolescents build the social skills they need to interact effectively with others and learn how to apply these skills to various real-life settings, situations, and problems. If […]
Big Picture Thinking – Using Central Coherence Theory to Support Social Skills: A Book for Students by Aileen Zeitz Collucci. (XSS Zeitz 2011) Big Picture Thinking was written to help students with cognitive deficits see how individual pieces of social information fit into a larger context, so that they may begin to become big picture […]
Visual Techniques for Developing Social Skills: Activities and Lesson Plans for Teaching Children with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome by Rebecca A Moyes. (XSS Moyes 2011) This book provides 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 […]
Friendly Facts A Fun, Interactive Resource to Help Children Explore the Complexities of Friends and Friendship by Margaret-Anne Carter and Josie Santomauro. (XSS Carte 2010) This interactive workbook is aimed at children ages 7-11, a period when friendships are increasingly important and a lack of friendship skills is all the more obvious and challenging. Friendly […]
Practical Social Skills for Autism Spectrum Disorders by Kathleen Koenig. (XSS Koeni 2012) This book explains how critical it is for kids to not simply learn new social skills that fit their individual needs, but to be able to seamlessly integrate them into a range of day-to-day situations. Pp. 239. If available, item can be checked […]
Social Skills Success for Students with Autism/Asperger’s by Fred Frankel and Jeffrey Wood. (XSS Frank 2011) The book helps educators instruct youth on conversing with others, displaying appropriate body language, managing anxiety, initiating and participating in get-togethers, and more. Extremely practical, the book includes lesson plans, checklists, and sidebars with helpful advice. Pp. 256. If […]
Social Fortune or Social Fate by Pamela Crooke and Michelle Garcia Winner. (XSS Crook 2011) A social thinking Graphic Novel Map for Social Quest Seekers. Social Behavior Mapping (SBM) teach how our own behaviors, expected and unexpected, impact how others feel about us, ultimately treat us which then affects how we feel about ourselves. The […]
Social Thinking Worksheets for Tweens and Teens by Michelle Garcia Winner. (XSS Winne 2011work) These worksheets translate “How do I teach someone to think social?” into explicit, tangible SLP’s, teachers, parents, and other service providers. (Pp.189) If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
We Can Make It Better! Strategies to Motivate and Engage Young Learners in Social Problem-Solving Through Flexible Stories by Elizabeth M. Delsandro. (XSS Delsa 2010) Students develop a connection to the characters in the authors’ stories and are earger to learn about the new adventures. If available, item can be checked out from the resource […]