101 Games for Social Skills

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Author: Jenny Mosley,Helen Sonnet

Publisher: Didax Educational Resources

ISBN: 9781855033702

Category: Educational games

Page: 144

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This invaluable book for parents and teachers is packed with creative and dynamic games that will help children to develop positive relationships. Part 1: Games that teach looking, listening, speaking, thinking and concentration skills. Part 2: Consolidating the 5 skills area and opportunities for children to apply them in different social contexts. * Collection of inventive games that will enable you to have a positive influence on a child's complex social journey through life. * All activities have been tried, tested and thoroughly enjoyed!

Social Skills Games and Activities for Kids with Autism

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Author: Wendy Ashcroft,Angela M. Delloso,Anne Marie K. Quinn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781618210289

Category: Education

Page: 207

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"Social Skills Games and Activities for Kids With Autism" provides complete instructions for using fun, engaging games and activities to teach social skills to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The games include directions for assessing skills such as asking for toys, getting the attention of others, reading nonverbal gestures, understanding perspectives, and cooperating to solve problems. Using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, the book takes teachers through motivating, prompting, shaping, modeling, and reinforcing social skills while playing the games and helping students learn to participate in other activities such as demonstrating the social skill in role plays and the natural environment. Perfect for teachers struggling to help their students with autism learn to interact socially with their peers, these games are sure to become a much-loved part of students' daily routines.

One Hundred and One More Life Skills Games for Children

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Author: Bernie Badegruber

Publisher: Hunter House

ISBN: 0897934431

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 162

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An accessible guide to raising well-adjusted children presents more than one hundred games designed to foster patience, confidence, love, respect, and a sense of fun in children. Original.

101 Life Skills Games for Children

Learning, Growing, Getting Along (ages 6 to 12)

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Author: Bernie Badegruber

Publisher: Hunter House

ISBN: 0897934415

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 176

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"Collection of games aimed at enhancing children's self-awareness and social and emotional skills, helping them understand and deal with problems in daily interactions with other children and adults"--Provided by publisher.

101 Games and Activities for Children With Autism, Asperger’s and Sensory Processing Disorders

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Author: Tara Delaney

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071628053

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 240

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LEARNING THROUGH PLAY One of the best ways for children with autism, Asperger's, and sensory processing disorders to learn is through play. Children improve their motor skills, language skills, and social skills by moving their bodies and interacting with their environment. Yet the biggest challenges parents, teachers, and loved ones face with children on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing disorders is how to successfully engage them in play. Pediatric occupational therapist Tara Delaney provides the answer. In 101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger's, and Sensory Processing Disorders, she shows you how to teach your children by moving their bodies through play. These interactive games are quick to learn but will provide hours of fun and learning for your child. And many of the games can be played indoors or outdoors, so your child can enjoy them at home, outside, or on field trips. More than one hundred games that help your child: make eye-contact, stay focused, and strengthen his or her motor skills associate words with objects and improve language and numerical skills learn how to interact with others, how to take turns, and other social skills needed for attending preschool and school

Social Skills Activities for Special Children

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Author: Darlene Mannix

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118963466

Category: Education

Page: 464

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A flexible, ready-to-use program to help special students in grades K-5 learn appropriate ways to behave among others The revised and updated second edition of this bestselling resource book provides ready-to-use lessons--complete with reproducible worksheets--to help children become aware of acceptable social behavior and develop proficiency in acquiring basic social skills. The book is organized around three core areas crucial to social development in the primary grades: Accepting Rules and Authority at School, Relating to Peers, and Developing Positive Social Skills. Each lesson places a specific skill within the context of real-life situations, giving teachers a means to guide students to think about why the social skill is important. The hands-on activity that accompanies each lesson helps students to work through, think about, discuss, and practice the skill in or outside of the classroom.

101 Dance Games for Children

Fun and Creativity with Movement

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Author: Paul Rooyackers,Cecilia Hurd

Publisher: Hunter House

ISBN: 9780897931717

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 146

View: 9809

Encourages children to develop their imaginations, social skills, self-expression, and coordination with a collection of 101 dance games that emphasize creativity, no-blame activities, working with a group, and more.

Early Intervention Games

Fun, Joyful Ways to Develop Social and Motor Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum or Sensory Processing Disorders

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Author: Barbara Sher

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470528501

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

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A resource of fun games for parents or teachers to help young children learn social and motor skills Barbara Sher, an expert occupational therapist and teacher, has written a handy resource filled with games to play with young children who have Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other sensory processing disorders (SPD). The games are designed to help children feel comfortable in social situations and teach other basic lessons including beginning and end, spatial relationships, hand-eye coordination, and more. Games can also be used in regular classrooms to encourage inclusion. A collection of fun, simple games that can improve the lives of children with ASD or other SPDs. Games can be played by parents or teachers and with individual children or groups. Games are designed to make children more comfortable in social situations and to develop motor and language skills Also included are a variety of interactive games to play in water, whether in a backyard kiddie pool, community swimming pool, or lake All the games are easy-to-do, utilizing common, inexpensive materials, and include several variations and modifications

101 Music Games for Children

Fun and Learning with Rhythm and Song

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Author: Jerry Storms,Ger Storms

Publisher: Hunter House

ISBN: 9780897931649

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 143

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Provides instructions for non-competitive games that use music tapes or CDs and simple instruments to help children learn about music and sound and develop creative, personal, and social skills

Playing it Right!

Social Skills Activities for Parents and Teachers of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Including Asperger Syndrome and Autism

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Author: Rachael Bareket

Publisher: AAPC Publishing

ISBN: 9781931282819

Category: Education

Page: 101

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This collection of practical, hands-on social skills activities are easy for both parents and teachers to carry out with the child. The activities result in a finished product that can serve as a reminder to reinforce skills in addition to practicing reading, writing, fine-motor, etc.

Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs

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Author: Darlene Mannix

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111896344X

Category: Education

Page: 368

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A flexible, ready-to-use activities program to help special students in grades 6-12 The updated new edition of this valuable resource offers an exciting collection of 200 ready-to-use worksheets to help adolescents build the social skills they need to interact effectively with others and learn how to apply these skills to various real-life settings, situations, and problems. The book provides 20 complete teaching units focusing on 20 basic social skills, such as being a good listener, "reading" other people, and using common sense.

101 Games for Better Behaviour

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Author: Jenny Mosley,Helen Sonnet

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781855034013

Category: Behavior modification

Page: 144

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Contains games and activities that help children develop the skills needed for positive behaviour and effective learning. These games support the aims of the DfES' SEAL materials. This collection includes games that help children to explore the five areas highlighted in the SEAL resources. It is aimed at Key Stages 1 and 2, 5 to 11 year olds.

101 Games for Self-Esteem

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Author: Jenny Mosley,Helen Sonnet

Publisher: Didax Educational Resources

ISBN: 9781855033511

Category: Educational games

Page: 144

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This practical work provides a comprehensive collection of tried and tested old favourites together with modern innovative games designed to enhance and promote children's self-esteem, drawing on the authors' own in-depth knowledge of teaching group games.

101 Movement Games for Children

Fun and Learning with Playful Moving

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Author: Huberta Wiertsema

Publisher: Hunter House

ISBN: 9780897933469

Category: Education

Page: 146

View: 9193

The movement games in this book are intended to cultivate children’s social and creative abilities. Some are based on playground games, others on professional theater and dance exercises. The games described are divided into ten categories including touch and reaction, concentration and puzzles, impersonation and cooperation, and music and movement.

Social Rules for Kids

The Top 100 Social Rules Kids Need to Succeed

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Author: Susan Diamond

Publisher: AAPC Publishing

ISBN: 9781934575840

Category: Education

Page: 131

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Many parents are not sure of what to say and do to help their children improve their social interactions. Social Rules for Kids - The Top 100 Social Rules Kids Need to Succeed helps open the door of communication between parent and child by addressing 100 social rules for home, school, and the community. Using simple, easy-to- follow rules covering topics such as body language, manners, feelings and more, this book aims to make student's lives easier and more successful by outlining specific ways to interact with others on a daily basis.

Teaching Social Skills Through Sketch Comedy and Improv Games

A Social TheatreTM Approach for Kids and Teens including those with ASD, ADHD, and Anxiety

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Author: Shawn Amador

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784508209

Category: Education

Page: 144

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Introducing a Social TheatreTM, this book provides guidance on how to deliver fun and transformative activities to develop social skills in teenagers and children. Drawing on ideas from Social Thinking®, CBT, mindfulness and assertiveness training this book develops games, skits and short plays which can be adapted to suit children and teenagers including those who are gifted, typical, and those with mild to moderate cognitive abilities. These activities will help participants become more assertive and flexible as well as improving confidence, focus and self-esteem. Social TheatreTM can be used in small groups, in class or throughout the school, as well as in group therapy sessions. It provides a new and inclusive way to teach social skills and collaborative learning and is especially useful for those with anxiety, ADHD and ASD.

104 Activities that Build

Self-esteem, Teamwork, Communication, Anger Management, Self-discovery and Coping Skills

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Author: Alanna Jones

Publisher: Rec Room Publishing

ISBN: 9780966234138

Category: Education

Page: 271

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In this exciting book you'll find 104 games and activities for therapists, counsellors, teachers, and group leaders that teacher Anger Management, Coping Skills, Self-Discovery, Teamwork, Self-Esteem, and Communication Skills! Every game works as a unique tool to modify behaviour, build relationships, start discussions and address issues. Each activity is simple to follow, requires minimal resources, includes helpful discussion questions and of course is interactive and fun.

Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons & Activities for Grades 1-3

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Author: Ruth Weltmann Begun

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: 9780876284735

Category: Education

Page: 304

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In the early primary school years, children need to learn certain social skills to be successful in school and out. Some children have already mastered handling disappointment and working out differences with others, but many children struggle with the social skills that are expected of them. To help students of all skill levels, the author of the highly praised Ready-To-Use Violence Prevention Skills Lessons & Activities for Elementary Students presents this practical book that gives teachers and specialists a stimulating, systematic way to develop positive social behaviors in students through awareness, discussion, and rehearsing new behaviors. It offers over 50 detailed lesson plans and practice worksheets based on real-life situations. These age-appropriate lessons help children build self-esteem, self-control, respect for the rights of others, and a sense of responsibility for one's own actions. Printed in a spiral-bound 8 1/4" x 11" format, the pages can be easily photocopied for use by the whole class or for individuals as the need to work on a particular skill arises.

Socially Speaking

A Pragmatic Social Skills Programme for Pupils with Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities

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Author: Alison Schroeder

Publisher: Didax Educational Resources

ISBN: 9781855032521

Category: Education

Page: 149

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Effective social interaction is vital for developing and maintaining relationships. This programme for pupils with mild to moderate learning disabilities aims to increase self-esteem, listening skills and language abilities. It includes notes, worksheets and evaluation forms.

Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs

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Author: Darlene Mannix

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470259396

Category: Education

Page: 544

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Ready-to-use lessons for teaching basic life skills to adolescents with special needs This book offers teachers and parents a unique collection of more than 200 worksheets to help adolescents with special needs build the life skills they need to achieve independence and succeed in everyday life. The book provides 22 complete teaching units focusing on basic life skills such as handling money, succeeding at school, using the Internet safely, getting and keeping a job, and much more. The book contains 90 reproducible worksheets for teaching students how to apply these life skills to real-life situations. A revised and updated edition of the classic book for teaching basic life skills to adolescents with special needs Includes complete teaching units with reproducible worksheets and discussion questions that teach basic life skills Offers ideas for fostering skills like using the Internet, handling money, succeeding at school, getting and keeping a job, and more Mannix is the best-selling author of Social Skills Activities for Special Children, Life Skills Activities for Special Children, and Writing Skills Activities for Special Children