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Socially ADDept : teaching social skills to children with ADHD, LD, and Asperger's / by Janet Z. Giler.

By: Giler, Janet Z.
Series: Jossey-Bass teacher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, 2011Edition: Revised edition.Description: xvi, 208 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780470596838.Subject(s): LEARNING DISABILITY | ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER | ASPERGER SYNDROME | CHILDREN | SOCIAL SKILLS | BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION
Contents:
Why children with special needs struggle socially -- Tips for communicating with children -- Setting individual goals and giving structured feedback -- Ways parents can help -- Lesson one: friendship skills and setting goals -- Lesson two: being a good listener and other conversational skills -- Lesson three: verbal conversational skills -- Lesson four: communicating feelings through body language -- Lesson five: being "in sync": understanding and echoing tone -- Lesson six: recognizing friendly behavior -- Lesson seven: joining an ongoing group -- Lesson eight: dealing with teasing -- Lesson nine: managing anger -- Lesson ten: children in cyberspace: old rules, new rules.
Summary: "Decodes the often confusing rules of social behavior for all children Socially ADDept helps educators and parents teach the hidden rules of social behavior to children with limited social skills, notably those with special needs like ADHD, learning disabilities, Asperger's and high-functioning autism, Tourette Syndrome, and nonverbal learning disabilities. The author provides all the information parents and professionals need to know to help kids learn social skills in simple, concise explanations. The book is divided into eight sections that educators can use as teaching units or parents can work through one week (or month) at a time. Includes a way for children to see themselves and how their behavior looks to others. Deciphers the complex rules of nonverbal language into friendly, bite-sized morsels that kids can understand. Offers a field-tested collection of suggestions and strategies for parents and professionals who want to enhance a child's social competence. Socially ADDept is presented in a hands-on workbook format, complete with reproducible student worksheets that are also available for free download from the publisher web site."-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Why children with special needs struggle socially -- Tips for communicating with children -- Setting individual goals and giving structured feedback -- Ways parents can help -- Lesson one: friendship skills and setting goals -- Lesson two: being a good listener and other conversational skills -- Lesson three: verbal conversational skills -- Lesson four: communicating feelings through body language -- Lesson five: being "in sync": understanding and echoing tone -- Lesson six: recognizing friendly behavior -- Lesson seven: joining an ongoing group -- Lesson eight: dealing with teasing -- Lesson nine: managing anger -- Lesson ten: children in cyberspace: old rules, new rules.

"Decodes the often confusing rules of social behavior for all children Socially ADDept helps educators and parents teach the hidden rules of social behavior to children with limited social skills, notably those with special needs like ADHD, learning disabilities, Asperger's and high-functioning autism, Tourette Syndrome, and nonverbal learning disabilities. The author provides all the information parents and professionals need to know to help kids learn social skills in simple, concise explanations. The book is divided into eight sections that educators can use as teaching units or parents can work through one week (or month) at a time. Includes a way for children to see themselves and how their behavior looks to others. Deciphers the complex rules of nonverbal language into friendly, bite-sized morsels that kids can understand. Offers a field-tested collection of suggestions and strategies for parents and professionals who want to enhance a child's social competence. Socially ADDept is presented in a hands-on workbook format, complete with reproducible student worksheets that are also available for free download from the publisher web site."-- Provided by publisher.

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