Social Skills Training for Children with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism
AUTHOR: White, Susan Williams
PUBLISHER: Guilford Publications
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This practical, research-based guide provides a wealth of tools and strategies for implementing social skills training in school or clinical settings. Numerous case examples illustrate common social difficulties experienced by children with Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism; the impact on peer relationships, school performance, and behavior; and how social skills training can help. Chapters delve into the nuts and bolts of teaching and reinforcing core skills in classroom, small-group, or individual contexts, emphasizing ways to tailor interventions to each individual's needs. Ten reproducible forms and worksheets can also be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size (www.guilford.com/p/white2).
This book will be invaluable to clinical and school psychologists; counselors; social workers; child and adolescent psychiatrists; elementary and secondary special educators and classroom teachers. It may also serve as a supplemental text in graduate-level courses.
PUBLICATION DATE: 5/16/2011
CATEGORY: Education, Psychology