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Friendly facts : a fun, interactive resource to help children explore the complexities of friends and friendship

By: Carter, Margaret-Anne.
Contributor(s): Santomauro, Josie.
Publisher: Shawnee Mission, KS Autism Asperger Publishing 2010Description: 74 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781934575611.Subject(s): CHILDREN | AUTISM | SOCIAL SKILLS | FRIENDSHIPS | BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION
Contents:
What is a friend?|Being a friend|Making friends|Real friends|Staying friends|Resources and related readings|Appendix
Summary: "An interactive workbook with activities designed for children with autism spectrum and related disorders to learn how to make and keep friends." - SUMMARYReview: The approach that the authors would like people to adopt is that of a mentor, who uses discussion and exploration. They maintain that actively involving children helps them “to develop more insight , understanding, and curiosity about the concepts under discussion. The language, layout and photocopiable exercises are all easy to read, adapt and use. This resource can be used in either a one-to-one or a group situation, in the home or in a classroom.
List(s) this item appears in: Social skills at school. August 2019 | Social skills for children. May 2017 | Manners for young children. November 2018 | Primary Social Skills & Friendship (Cat) June 19
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What is a friend?|Being a friend|Making friends|Real friends|Staying friends|Resources and related readings|Appendix

"An interactive workbook with activities designed for children with autism spectrum and related disorders to learn how to make and keep friends." - SUMMARY

The approach that the authors would like people to adopt is that of a mentor, who uses discussion and exploration. They maintain that actively involving children helps them “to develop more insight , understanding, and curiosity about the concepts under discussion.
The language, layout and photocopiable exercises are all easy to read, adapt and use. This resource can be used in either a one-to-one or a group situation, in the home or in a classroom.

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Will request again!

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This had some useful activities that can be easily adapted to suit an adult 'social skills' program

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Some great activities!

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