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Social skills groups for children and adolescents with Asperger's syndrome [electronic resource] : a step-by-step program / Kim Kiker Painter.

Author/Creator:
Painter, Kim Kiker (Kimberley Kiker), 1977-
Publication:
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (170 p.)
Series:
JKP resource materials Social skills groups for children and adolescents with Asperger's syndrome
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Subjects:
Asperger's syndrome -- Patients -- Education.
Asperger's syndrome -- Social aspects.
Social skills in adolescence.
Social skills in children.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book is an empirically-grounded, ready-to-use curriculum for clinicians, teachers and professionals wishing to lead social skills groups for young people with AS. It provides an introduction to AS and issues surrounding social skills, including diagnostic and assessment issues, the importance of good social skills, and treatment approaches.
Contents:
COVER; Social Skills Groups for Children and Adolescents with Asperger's Syndrome; Contents; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Introduction; PART IASPERGER'S SYNDROMEAND SOCIAL SKILLS; 1.Overview of Asperger'sSyndrome; 2. Diagnosticand Assessment Issues; 3.The Importanceof Social Skills; 4.Treatment Approaches; 5. Introductionto the Model Program; 6.Summing Up; PART IITHE PROGRAM; 7.The Model Program; Session 1:Greetings and getting to know you; Session 2: Identifying emotions; Session 3: Identifying facial expressions; Session 4: Continuum of emotions; Session 5:Tone of voice
Session 6: Initiating conversationsSession 7: Maintaining conversations:Basicconversational skills; Session 8: Maintaining conversations:Responding to the emotions of others; Session 9:Conversational skills:Phone skills; Session 10: Manners and dinner outing; 8. Supplemental Sessions; Supplemental Session 1: Emotion collages; Supplemental Session 2:Tone of voice movie clips; Supplemental Session 3: Joining a group; Supplemental Session 4: Being a good sport; Supplemental Session 5:Personal space; Supplemental Session 6:Friendship skills; Supplemental Session 7:Perspective-taking
Supplemental Session 8: Flexibility and adaptabilitySupplemental Session 9:Politeness; Supplemental Session 10: Understanding sarcasm andfigures of speech; Adolescent Supplemental Session 1: Hanging out; Adolescent Supplemental Session 2: School dances; Adolescent Supplemental Session 3: Interviewing skills; PART IIIFURTHER READING; APPENDIX: THEORETICAL BACKGROUND TO THIS RESOURCE; REFERENCES; SUBJECT INDEX; AUTHOR INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-280-73825-1
9786610738250
1-84642-519-0
OCLC:
299750767