How to stop your words from bumping into someone else' s and other really useful social stories : a guide for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
By: Tullemans, Anna.
Contributor(s): Dixon, Rhonda Valentine | Marman, Richard [illustrator].Redcliffe, Qld. : Anna Tullemans, 2005Description: 26 leaves : illustrated ; 30 cm.ISBN: 0646445820 .Subject(s): AUTISM | ASPERGER SYNDROME | SOCIAL SKILLS | COMMUNICATION SKILLS | CHILDREN
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Getting someone's attention. - Starting a conversation. - Interrupting. - Asking someone to play. - Asking to join someone else's game. - What if the person says "No"? - What if the person says "You Can't Come to Play"? - Waiting in line. - Waiting on the mat. - Waiting at the desk. - How loud or soft should you voice be when you are talking in the classroom? To the teacher? In the playground? To the principal? - Asking for help in the classroom. - What to do when you lose. - Listening to others. - How to say sorry. - Saying thank you. - How to ignore someone who is annoying you.
"Teaching communication skills to children on the autism spectrum can sometimes be a daunting and time consuming task. Much depends on the cognitive ability and the degree of severity of the deficit in the child. Because of the impairments it is often necessary to teach fundamental skills, as well as the reasons for interaction with others. The intuitive skills that are normally inherent within individuals in the non-autistic population are not necessarily present in those with autism spectrum disorder, for example, conversation is based on turn taking and often this basic skill needs to be taught first." - INTRODUCTION