Paperback: 207 pages
Publisher: Michelle Garcia Winner; 1st edition (September 1, 2002)
Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 8.2 x 10.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
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According to the author, social cognitive learning disability is the most abstract of all learning disabilities, making it difficult for professionals to assess through standardized measures. Students with social cognitive deficits may be diagnosed with disorders ranging from Asperger Syndrome (AS) to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In this guide, the author focuses on the student's ability to understand the perspective of others, which is critical for establishing successful interpersonal relationships. This handbook contains numerous therapeutic activities to help students understand and develop perspective-taking skills, and it also describes the impact of language and behavior on social thinking. The book offers strategies to help students and teachers understand the Individualized Education Program (IEP), and it also provides sample IEP goals and benchmarks. Please visit our website to obtain this guide at the same list price. (We also offer related books on this topic.) Our books ship immediately.
As a teacher with students on the Autism Spectrum I found this book to be most helpful when teaching social skills class. The strategies are doable, and easy to implement.
Excellent resource for those struggling with social issues and the myriad complications social settings introduce.
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