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Social Skills for Teenagers with Developmental and Autism Spectrum Disorders: The PEERS Treatment ManualAuthor: Elizabeth A. Laugeson, Fred FrankelPublishing Info: Paperback 448 pages / 2010Tags: friendship, PEERS UCLA, Social Skills for Teens.
After reviewing techniques designed to help parents and therapists tailor the manual to the needs of the teens with whom they are working, the text moves on to the individual treatment sessions and strategies for tackling issues such as developing conversational skills, choosing friends, using humor, get-togethers, teasing, bullying, gossiping, and handling disagreements. Each session chapter includes handouts, homework assignments, descriptions of what to expect (and how to handle challenges in delivering the intervention), and customized tips for both parents and therapists.$76.95 Product Details »
The PEERS® Curriculum for School-Based Professionals: Social Skills Training for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum DisorderAuthor: Elizabeth A. LaugesonPublishing Info: Paperback 464 pages / 2014Tags: PEERS UCLA, Social Skills for Teens.
This sixteen-week program, clinically proven to significantly improve social skills and social interactions among teens with autism spectrum disorder, is now customized for the needs of psychologists, counselors, speech pathologists, administrators, and teachers. The manual is broken down into clearly divided lesson plans, each of which have concrete rules and steps, corresponding homework assignments, plans for review, and unique, fun activities to ensure that teens are comfortable incorporating what they’ve learned.$92.50 Product Details »