Anxiety is common in children with Asperger's and other autism spectrum disorders. Here is a set of 32 cards for you to download and cut out to play a therapy game. The cards feature eight children with different anxiety profiles. Card users identify with the children described on the cards and increase awareness of their own anxiety issues. Tags: anxiety, Asperger's, social skills card game
Cognitive behavioral therapy strategies for kids with high functioning autism/Asperger’s – A visual-based tutorial
Cognitive behavioral games and activities to use with children with Asperger's and other autism spectrum disorders. For therapists, counselors, SLP's and teachers. This was pinned by pinterest.com/joelshaul/ . Follow all our boards.
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Cognitive Distortion Thought Bubbles–Simple Cognitive Behavioral Method for kids with High Functioning Autism
Children with Asperger's and other autism spectrum disorders may experience a variety of upsetting emotions. According to cognitive-behavioral therapy concepts, individuals can learn to identify thoughts influencing their negative emotions and then alter them. These thought bubbles are easy to print out. You (not just mental health professionals, but SLP's, teachers, anyone) can use these simple visuals in a variety of helpful games, matching activities and discussions.
Using Lego and other visual supports to help Autistic children understand emotions
For many children on the autism spectrum, reading facial expressions is a daily struggle. Is my teacher happy with me or irritated? Is my sister worried or is she sad? Many children with autism can have a difficult time determining what other people are thinking and feeling, and because of this, struggle to partake in […]
How I Do It: Using PODD books and Aided Language Displays with Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Today, we turn to the UK in a guest post by Laura Tarver. a London-based Speech and Language Therapist working with children with ASD and other complex needs. She previously worked in a primary sch…
Apps for Creating Social Narratives
Social narratives, video modeling, social stories...which app do I choose? I get this question from time to time and my answer is always the same..."It depends on what you want to create." Do you need to add video? Do you want to add audio? Do you just need something simple with a few pictures and some text? Do you want your student to develop the social narrative with stickers, picture symbols and drawings? Once I have created a social narrative, how am I going to share this with the…
12 amazing special needs stories you need to read! - Friendship Circle - Special Needs Blog
Looking for some great special needs videos or books? Have you tried going to your local library or gone online and been overwhelmed with the thousands of books written on the subject? We try and make your life a bit easier with the Special Needs Book & Video Series. The Special Needs Book & Video Series will... View Article
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