Children with Asperger's and other disorders can get stuck in conversation patterns involving "lectures" and "monologues." These easy-to-print cards feature the eight "valid" forms of reciprocal conversation.
Showing concern appropriately when others are in distress is a challenging skill for anyone, but it can be particularly difficult for children with Asperger's and other autism spectrum disorders. I created a set of empathy practice cards for this purpose.
Feelings and Emotions Scavenger Hunt: A Social Skills Activity
This Emotions Scavenger Hunt is a great way to build emotional awareness, perspective taking, whole body listening and social skills. By focusing on other people in a relaxed environment it takes the pressure off by eliminating the need to interact while
Role Play Scripts: Conflict Resolution & Anger Management
Role play scripts are a great tool to use with social skills groups. I use these scripts to help students handle anger and difficult situations. These scripts contain scene, dialog, self-talk strategies, and assertive statements.
Stand in My Shoes: Kids Learning About Empathy by Bob Sornson Ph.D. Stand in My Shoes shows kids how easy it is to develop empathy toward those around them. Empathy is the ability to notice what other people feel.