Social Skills Picture Book: Teaching Play, Emotion, and Communication to Children with Autism

Social Skills Picture Book: Teaching Play, Emotion, and Communication to Children with Autism

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by Jed Baker PH.D.
     
 

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Winner of an iParenting Media Award, this book uses photographs of students engaging in a variety of real-life social situations. The realistic format plays to the visual strengths of children with ASD to teach appropriate social behaviors. Color photographs illustrate the "right way" and "wrong way" to approach each situation and the

Overview

Winner of an iParenting Media Award, this book uses photographs of students engaging in a variety of real-life social situations. The realistic format plays to the visual strengths of children with ASD to teach appropriate social behaviors. Color photographs illustrate the "right way" and "wrong way" to approach each situation and the positive/negative consequences of each. A facilitator (parent, teacher, etc.) is initially needed to explain each situation, and ask questions such as "What is happening in this picture?" Children role-play skills until confident enough to practice them in real-life interactions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781885477910
Publisher:
Future Horizons, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Pages:
197
Sales rank:
248,744
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Having earned his MA and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Albany, Dr. Jed Baker is a behavioral consultant for several New Jersey school districts where, nearly two decades ago, he organized a group to help children with social communication problems. That group expanded and ultimately became the Social Skills Training Project under Dr. Baker’s directorship. Dr. Baker also presents lectures all over the world on social skills training, and is on the board of directors of the Asperger’s Syndrome Education Network, Inc. (ASPEN). His work has been featured on ABC News and Nightline.

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Social Skills Picture Book: Teaching Play, Emotion, and Communication to Children with Autism 3.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 18 reviews.
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JadeMoon More than 1 year ago
This picture book is very helpful for teaching the missing social skills of the high functioning guys I work with. The pictures are clear and concrete examples of a high school setting. Since all the guys I work with are out of school we have to adapt it to their situations. They stay more engaged with it because it seems like a comic book. With this support they are better able to practice the skills. The suggestions in the book have also helped me to think about social skills in greater detail. Then I can break down new skills to make an individual picture book for each guy. Its not inexpensive, but it's worth it
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