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Social Skills Success for Students with Autism / Asperger's [electronic resource] : Helping Adolescents on the Spectrum to Fit In

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780470952382Publication details: Chichester : Wiley, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9781118108598
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social Skills Success for Students with Autism / Asperger's : Helping Adolescents on the Spectrum to Fit InDDC classification:
  • 371.94
LOC classification:
  • LC4717 .F465 2012
Online resources:
Contents:
Social Skills Success for Students With autism/Asperger'S; About the Authors; Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction; Our Approach to Social Skills Training; The Knowledge Base Behind This Book; Children's Friendship Training/PEERS; Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies for Emotional Self-Regulation; The Purpose of This Book; How to Use This Book; Part I: Basic Information About Teenswith autism Spectrum Disorder; Chapter 1:What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder?; Challenges Facing Neurotypical Teens; Becoming Independent from Parents; Preparing for a Vocation or Career
Adjusting to the Physical and Psychosexual Changes of PubertyDeveloping Values and Identity; Establishing Effective Relationships with Peers; Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorders; Misleading Aspects of Communication; Deficits in Expression and Communication; Easily Corrected Deficits in Understanding Others; Coping with Anxiety-Producing Situations; Chapter 2: Making Inclusion More Successful for Students with Autism; History of the Inclusion Movement; Parent Views About Inclusion; Types of Educational Placement; Traditional Teacher Roles in Partially and Fully Included Classrooms
Chapter 6: Improving Conversational ComprehensionGoals of Conversations; Ensuring Mutual Understanding; Conversational Repair Strategies; Teaching Better Task-Oriented Conversations, Accuracy Checks, and Repair Statements; Chapter 7: Improving Social Conversations; Potential Understanding of Conversational Goals; Small Talk; Parts of Conversations; Chapter 8: Helping Students Choose Friends; Neurotypical Teen Relationships; Friends of Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorders; The Internet and Friendships; Appropriate Friends for Teens on the Spectrum
Common Errors Adults Make in Offering Friendship Help
Have Some Fun ActivitiesHave ''Real-Life'' Homework; Involving Parents in Social Skills Training; Part II: Interventions for Basic Social Skills; Chapter 4: Helping Students Expand Their Interests; Problems in Conversation Versus Problems in Interests; Socially Functional Interests; Interference Due to Anxiety; Building on Current Interests; Assessing Student Interests; Lessons to Expand Interests; Chapter 5: Improving Comprehension of Figurative Language; Idioms; Irony and Sarcasm; Types of Sarcasm; Recognizing Sarcasm; Teaching Sarcasm and Irony
Research Findings on InclusionSocial Integration into School Life; Mainstream Success of Students on the Autism Spectrum; Approaches for Social Inclusion with Neurotypical Teens; Teen Altruism; Chapter 3: Classroom Management and Social Skills Groups; Classroom Management for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders; Segregated Students; Partially Included Students; Fully Included Students; Consequences for Misbehavior; Organizing Social Skills Groups for Tweens and Teens; How to Organize Groups at School; How to Have Teens Take the Class; How to Engage Teens in Class Discussions
Summary: The only evidence-based program available for teaching social skills to adolescents with autism spectrum disorders Two nationally known experts in friendship formation and anxiety management address the social challenges faced by adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The book helps educators instruct youth on conversing with others, displaying appropriate body language, managing anxiety, initiating and participating in get-togethers, and more. The book is filled with helpful information on ASD to aid teachers who have received little training on the topic. Extremely practi
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Social Skills Success for Students With autism/Asperger'S; About the Authors; Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction; Our Approach to Social Skills Training; The Knowledge Base Behind This Book; Children's Friendship Training/PEERS; Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies for Emotional Self-Regulation; The Purpose of This Book; How to Use This Book; Part I: Basic Information About Teenswith autism Spectrum Disorder; Chapter 1:What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder?; Challenges Facing Neurotypical Teens; Becoming Independent from Parents; Preparing for a Vocation or Career

Adjusting to the Physical and Psychosexual Changes of PubertyDeveloping Values and Identity; Establishing Effective Relationships with Peers; Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorders; Misleading Aspects of Communication; Deficits in Expression and Communication; Easily Corrected Deficits in Understanding Others; Coping with Anxiety-Producing Situations; Chapter 2: Making Inclusion More Successful for Students with Autism; History of the Inclusion Movement; Parent Views About Inclusion; Types of Educational Placement; Traditional Teacher Roles in Partially and Fully Included Classrooms

Chapter 6: Improving Conversational ComprehensionGoals of Conversations; Ensuring Mutual Understanding; Conversational Repair Strategies; Teaching Better Task-Oriented Conversations, Accuracy Checks, and Repair Statements; Chapter 7: Improving Social Conversations; Potential Understanding of Conversational Goals; Small Talk; Parts of Conversations; Chapter 8: Helping Students Choose Friends; Neurotypical Teen Relationships; Friends of Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorders; The Internet and Friendships; Appropriate Friends for Teens on the Spectrum

Common Errors Adults Make in Offering Friendship Help

Have Some Fun ActivitiesHave ''Real-Life'' Homework; Involving Parents in Social Skills Training; Part II: Interventions for Basic Social Skills; Chapter 4: Helping Students Expand Their Interests; Problems in Conversation Versus Problems in Interests; Socially Functional Interests; Interference Due to Anxiety; Building on Current Interests; Assessing Student Interests; Lessons to Expand Interests; Chapter 5: Improving Comprehension of Figurative Language; Idioms; Irony and Sarcasm; Types of Sarcasm; Recognizing Sarcasm; Teaching Sarcasm and Irony

Research Findings on InclusionSocial Integration into School Life; Mainstream Success of Students on the Autism Spectrum; Approaches for Social Inclusion with Neurotypical Teens; Teen Altruism; Chapter 3: Classroom Management and Social Skills Groups; Classroom Management for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders; Segregated Students; Partially Included Students; Fully Included Students; Consequences for Misbehavior; Organizing Social Skills Groups for Tweens and Teens; How to Organize Groups at School; How to Have Teens Take the Class; How to Engage Teens in Class Discussions

The only evidence-based program available for teaching social skills to adolescents with autism spectrum disorders Two nationally known experts in friendship formation and anxiety management address the social challenges faced by adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The book helps educators instruct youth on conversing with others, displaying appropriate body language, managing anxiety, initiating and participating in get-togethers, and more. The book is filled with helpful information on ASD to aid teachers who have received little training on the topic. Extremely practi