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Strategies and Tools to Help Develop Social Skills in Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder frequently share unique characteristics and can present distinct challenges. Most have difficulty with social skills and, at times, many of them have behavior problems, which can often be related to their poor social skills. In this webinar, join Melissa Mann as she provides strategies for dealing with these behavioral issues and for helping students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Melissa will share how to use social stories, picture symbols, behavior strategies, and more to help these students improve their social skills. All online tools, apps, and resources shared will be free or very low cost. While many of the strategies and tools discussed are geared to elementary-age students, some older students may find them helpful as well.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Special Education
Last aired on: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 @ 5:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Response to Intervention (RTI), Special Education
Tags: autism, autism-spectrum, behavior, behavioral problems, social skills, special education, special needs

Reviews (78)

I loved seeing all the books for social skills!
Full Member
Thank you for these wonderful tools and strategies! I wish I had some of these when I had an autistic student in my classroom that I became the teacher for while they were on maternity leave. This made me think of so many moments where I could have used these tools to keep them calm!
Basic Member
Thank you for the ideas. I'm in a private setting, but I our school still serves children with autism.
Full Member
Lot's of good reminders & tools.
Full Member
great strategies
Full Member
There were lots of good evidence-based strategies in this video - thank you!
Autisim is very real in the education community and will be even more real for those students as they become adults. Thank you
Nice links and resources for students with ASD
Basic Member
Great ASD webinar!
Full Member
The links are to keep - they will certainly help me. I know I do not know enough in this area. Thanks.
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