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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 (31)

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Very interesting!
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Liked the acronym. Makes key points easier to remember! Thanks!
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Good points! Look at how we can "teach" the social skills deficits vs. looking at it simply as social defiance. Also, realizing this takes a team effort and a lot of repetition to learn social skills.
Full Member
Nicely presented. You presented some of the more important issues often overlooked by others.
Full Member
Very informative if working with students with autism
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A great resource.
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Great Video.
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Very informative.
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Definitely going to the recommended website for more information! Thank you!
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