Social Skills

Understanding Body Language SMART Board™ Teaching Package

These cards teach students with social impairments, particularly those with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, or other special needs, about behaviors, staying safe, body language, and self-care. This package of two lessons uses the SMART Board™ to teach: How can I read someone’s facial expression? How can I tell if someone is flirting with me? How can I read someone’s body language? ...

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Special Needs Sequencing Cards Tool Box – Hard Copy

These cards teach students with social impairments about behaviors, staying safe, body language, and self-care. Contents Include: 16 laminated card sets with images focused on five educational themes: 1) Private and Public: This theme includes Private and Public laminated flashcards, as well as Appropriate Self Touch Sequencing Cards for Boys and Girls. 2) Boundaries & Safety: This theme includes Friendly versus ...

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Special Needs Sequencing Cards Tool Box – Digital Copy

These cards teach students with social impairments about behaviors, staying safe, body language, and self-care. Contents Include: 16 card sets with images focused on five educational themes: 1) Private and Public: This theme includes Private and Public flashcards, as well as Appropriate Self Touch Sequencing Cards for Boys and Girls. 2) Boundaries & Safety: This theme includes Friendly versus Friend Cards, ...

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Sexual Decisions SMART Board™ Teaching Package

These cards teach students with social impairments, particularly those with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, or other special needs, about behaviors, staying safe, body language, and self-care. This package of four lessons uses the SMART Board™ to teach: How do I ask for consent? Can I revoke consent once I’ve already given it? How do I put on a condom? How can ...

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Self Touch SMART Board™ Teaching Package

These cards teach students with social impairments, particularly those with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, or other special needs, about behaviors, staying safe, body language, and self-care. This package of three lessons uses the SMART Board™ to teach: How can I safely masturbate? Where should I masturbate? How can I be sanitary while masturbating? What is appropriate self touch? What are the ...

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Hygiene and Bathroom Etiquette SMART Board™ Teaching Package

This package of four lessons uses SMART Board™ to teach students with social impairments, particularly those with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, or other special needs, about behaviors, staying safe, body language, and self-care. Topics include: How can I keep my body clean? How can I stay healthy and well-rested? How should I behave in the bathroom? What happens if my stall ...

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Early Social-Emotional Development: Your Guide to Promoting Children’s Positive Behavior

With expulsion rates three times higher in pre-K classrooms than in K–12 classrooms*, behavior is one of the biggest and most pressing challenges faced by early childhood educators and providers. Find research-based guidance and strategies in this book, an essential resource for professionals working with children from birth to age 5. You’ll start with a comprehensive, reader-friendly overview of early ...

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Restore the Respect: How to Mediate School Conflicts & Keep Students Learning

Unresolved conflicts in schools build barriers to learning, including low motivation, lack of focus, and disruptive behaviors that remove students from the classroom. When teacher-student conflicts occur, the negative effects can be long-lasting without a safe and structured way to repair the relationship. This reader-friendly guidebook has a concrete, evidence-based solution: an easy and effective 50-minute mediation technique for teachers ...

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Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom Practical Tools and Strategies

In this new book, bestselling author Barbara R. Blackburn and intervention expert Bradley S. Witzel show you how to develop rigorous RTI and MTSS programs that will support students and lead them to lasting success. Written in a clear, engaging style, “Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom” combines an in-depth discussion of the issues facing at-risk and students with ...

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Friendship 101 Book and Webinar Bundle

The eighth volume of the CEC Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities’ Prism series, Friendship 101: Helping Students Build Social Competence, focuses on building social competence, friendship making, and recreation and leisure skills among students with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Chapters in this evidence-based, user-friendly guide address the needs of students in different developmental periods (from pre-K ...

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Social Skills for Students with ASD: 100 Lesson Plans

This two-book set has everything you need to teach your students social skills in 100 lesson plans designed for students in elementary and secondary school settings. An update to Social Skills for School and Community, these new editions place a greater focus on teaching social skills in inclusive settings by creating learning opportunities in general education environments. Each book contains 50 strategies for ...

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Footsteps Toward the Future: Implementing a Real-World Curriculum

The ninth volume of the CEC Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities’ Prism series, Footsteps Toward the Future provides an overview of and strategies when implementing a real-world curriculum for students with intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, and other developmental disabilities. “Real-world” curricula incorporate instruction in skills that support students in living independently and functioning successfully in an inclusive society: ...

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Social Skills Elementary School Lesson Plans 1-50

An update to Social Skills for School and Community, this timely new edition places a greater focus on teaching social skills in inclusive settings by creating learning opportunities in general education environments. The book contains 50 strategies for individual and small group instruction with follow-up strategies for facilitating maintenance and generalization. The strategies and lessons included in this manual are ...

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The Power of Peers in the Classroom

Peer support and social relationships have a tremendous influence on development, motivation, and achievement for all students, including struggling learners and those with disabilities. This highly practical book guides classroom teachers and special educators in the application of peer-assisted instructional strategies in grades K-12. Expert contributors describe evidence-based approaches for building students’ skills in reading, writing, math, and other content ...

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Webinar: Friendship 101: Helping Learners with Autism Build Social Competence

In collaboration with the Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (DADD) An essential characteristic of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is difficulty acquiring the social skills needed to develop social competence, including the ability to form and maintain friendships and relationships with others. This webinar, designed for general and special educators who work with children with ASD, presents evidence-based practices shown ...

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