Social behavior and self-management : 5-point scales for adolescents and adults

By: Buron, Kari Dunn.
Contributor(s): Brown, Jane Thierfeld | Curtis, Mitzi | et al.
Publisher: Shawnee Mission, KS AAPC Publishing 2012Description: 71 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781934575918.Subject(s): ADULTS | AUTISM | ASPERGER SYNDROME | ADOLESCENTS | SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR | SELF MANAGEMENT | EMOTIONS | RELATIONSHIPS
Contents:
Foreword|Preface|Introduction|Part One: Using scales with young adults Emotional regulation Feeling overwhelmed Relaxation Stalking behavior The words we use Creating friendships Dating Dealing with roommates Issues in the workplace|Part Two: Creating Scales in the Moment Behavior towards other people Classroom outbursts Dorm behavior Is it an emergency? Group work Handling obsessive behavior|Conclusion|References
Summary: "Building on the success of the legendary Incredible 5-Point Scale by Buron and Curtis, this book also uses scales as a way of explaining social and emotional concepts to individuals who have difficulty understanding such information but have a relative strength in understanding systems. The 5-point scales can be used to increase communication between the person on the spectrum and their support person. It can increase self-management skills and, once learned, it can serve as an excellent self-advocacy tool. As such, it is invaluable at school, on the job and in the community." - PUBLISHERS WEBSITE
List(s) this item appears in: Parenting teens. Jun 2016. Aug 2018 CM | Autism 12-16 Freebook updated Sept 2020 | Self regulation 10-14 years olds. Sept 2017 | Social skills for teens with high functioning autism. Sept 2017 | Top Rated in 2018 | Self regulation May 2019 | Social skills for teens and young adults. Dec 2020 F
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"Building on the success of the legendary Incredible 5-Point Scale by Buron and Curtis, this book also uses scales as a way of explaining social and emotional concepts to individuals who have difficulty understanding such information but have a relative strength in understanding systems. The 5-point scales can be used to increase communication between the person on the spectrum and their support person. It can increase self-management skills and, once learned, it can serve as an excellent self-advocacy tool. As such, it is invaluable at school, on the job and in the community." - PUBLISHERS WEBSITE

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Foreword|Preface|Introduction|Part One: Using scales with young adults
Emotional regulation
Feeling overwhelmed
Relaxation
Stalking behavior
The words we use
Creating friendships
Dating
Dealing with roommates
Issues in the workplace|Part Two: Creating Scales in the Moment
Behavior towards other people
Classroom outbursts
Dorm behavior
Is it an emergency?
Group work
Handling obsessive behavior|Conclusion|References

Patron comment on 16/03/2015

Very useful. I will use this format and strategy

Patron comment on 14/01/2015

Really practical. I liked it so much I'm going to buy it.

Patron comment on

Gives good examples. Encourages you to individualise the scale.

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