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Social skills success for students with Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism / Richard L. Simpson, Ellen McGinnis-Smith.

By: Simpson, Richard L 1945-.
Contributor(s): McGinnis-Smith, Ellen.
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin, 2018Description: xx, 210 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781544320502.Subject(s): ASPERGER SYNDROME | AUTISM | YOUTH | SOCIAL SKILLS | BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION
Contents:
Chapter 1. Understanding Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Austism -- Chapter 2. Social Challenges and Foundations for Successful Outcomes -- Chapter 3. Social Skill and Support Methods for Learners With Asperger Disorder and High-Functioning Autism -- Chapter 4. Sample Social Skill Development Program -- Chapter 5. Generalizing Social Skills: Challenges and Strategies -- Chapter 6. Supports for Structuring, Organizing, and Managing Social Learning -- Chapter 7. Peer Supports -- Chapter 8. Parent and Family Involvement and Support -- Index.
Summary: "Provide students the social skills instruction they need to succeed in school and in life! This practical resource provides evidence-based strategies for enhancing social skills of children and adolescents who have Asperger Disorder and other forms of high-functioning autism. Case studies, vignettes, classroom materials, checklists, and templates will help you: Deliver interventions that model desirable behaviors and provide opportunities for students to practice. Support students in navigating social situations, forming relationships with peers and adults, and following rules and routines. Develop, implement, and evaluate social skills intervention and support programs"--Cover.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Chapter 1. Understanding Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Austism -- Chapter 2. Social Challenges and Foundations for Successful Outcomes -- Chapter 3. Social Skill and Support Methods for Learners With Asperger Disorder and High-Functioning Autism -- Chapter 4. Sample Social Skill Development Program -- Chapter 5. Generalizing Social Skills: Challenges and Strategies -- Chapter 6. Supports for Structuring, Organizing, and Managing Social Learning -- Chapter 7. Peer Supports -- Chapter 8. Parent and Family Involvement and Support -- Index.

"Provide students the social skills instruction they need to succeed in school and in life! This practical resource provides evidence-based strategies for enhancing social skills of children and adolescents who have Asperger Disorder and other forms of high-functioning autism. Case studies, vignettes, classroom materials, checklists, and templates will help you: Deliver interventions that model desirable behaviors and provide opportunities for students to practice. Support students in navigating social situations, forming relationships with peers and adults, and following rules and routines. Develop, implement, and evaluate social skills intervention and support programs"--Cover.

Patron comment on 22/03/2019

Includes many evidence based activities and ideas to help promote social skill development. Useful for practitioners, teachers and parents.

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