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Teaching Social Skills to Students with High Functioning Autism

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Your class can barely tolerate this kid! They correct people all the time, make obnoxious comments, and completely misread social situations. Yet, they claim to want friends! Join Ryan Jeffrey as he discusses the 6 key social skills that will help these students get out of their own way. Ryan will show you how to teach these social skills to students with high functioning autism so that they can improve their social interactions. Discover how to empower your students with the social skills that can help them to develop meaningful friendships and become accepted by others.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Counseling, Diversity & SEL, Response to Intervention (RTI), Special Education
Tags: Autism, counseling, high functioning autism, SEL, social emotional learning, social interaction, social skills, special needs

Reviews (19)

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Thank you, this was very helpful!
Full Member
Yes, social skills are so important and unfortunately a lot of our students need help in this area. Some thank you for sharing
Great way to remember the six skill deficit areas for High Functioning Autism students.
Full Member
Wonderful information!
Full Member
Good explanation of the different areas students may struggle with. I wish there had been more examples of the strategies you could use for each area.
Full Member
Full Member
Social skills are so very important! Thank you for the good information!
Full Member
Great information.
Full Member
Social skills are needed at all levels. A positive approach that can be used for those children who need help with their social interactions.
Full Member
A lot of this information I can use just teaching social skills to my kindergartners. Thanks for the information.
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