Tag Archives: Social Skills

The FriendMaker app Helps Teens with Social Challenges Make Friends

The FriendMaker mobile app and the book The Science of Making Friends by Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson distill guidance from UCLA’s acclaimed PEERS program, the only evidence-based social skills intervention available for teens and young adults with autism and other social … Read more.

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Steps for Ending Phone Calls

The Science of Making Friends is based on UCLA’s acclaimed PEERS program, the only research-based approach in the world devoted to helping adolescents and young adults with autism make and keep friends. This step-by-step guide offers strategies for parents, educators, … Read more.

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Progressive Games for Ages Three to Seven

Play is increasingly recognized by neuroscientists and educators as a vital component in brain development, academic success and learning social skills. In this inspiring and useful resource, teacher and occupational therapist Barbara Sher provides step-by-step directions for how to use … Read more.

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Top Ten Surprises About Teens on the Autism Spectrum by Fred Frankel

Fred Frankel, author of Social Skills for Students with Autism/Asperger’s: Helping Adolescents on the Spectrum to Fit In, shares with us the top ten surprises about teens on the Autism Spectrum: 1. Teens on the autism spectrum often use formal … Read more.

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