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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 Autism Playbook for Teens – Imagination-Based Mindfulness Activities to Calm Yourself, Build Independence & Connect with OthersAuthor: Irene McHenry PhD, Carol Moog PhD, Susan Kaiser Greenland JDPublishing Info: Paperback 139 pages / August 2014Tags: mindfulness, Social behavior, Social Skills for Teens.
Teens with autism have the potential to be excellent actors. They are natural observers – able to study, imitate, and learn social behavior.$25.95 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 »
Author: Elizabeth LaugesonPublishing Info: Paperback 384 pages and DVD / September 2013Tags: conversation skills, Social Skills for Teens, UCLA PEERS Program.
This book is based on UCLA’s acclaimed PEERS program, the only research-based approach in the world to helping adolescents and young adults with autism make and keep friends. This step-by-step guide helps parents, educators, and others to provide “social coaching” to teens and young adults on the spectrum.$30.95 Product Details »