Showing concern appropriately when others are in distress is a challenging skill for anyone, but it can be particularly difficult for children with Asperger's and other autism spectrum disorders. I created a set of empathy practice cards for this purpose. Note: My product, People Points, includes a section that offers extensive training in showing concern. Tags: Asperger's, autism, social skills teaching, empathy

FREE SOCIAL SKILLS DOWNLOADS Here are dozens of free autism social skills lessons, games, card activities, worksheets, wall displays and more. This is updated frequently. Most include free downloads. Click on the PICTURE to go to the the post described

This social skills kit for children with ASD's has 40 problem scenarios, play money, and a PowerPoint option when you are working with larger groups or classes. Tags: social skills game, autism, free download.

Website about teaching kids to have empathy....A Guide to Being an Empathy Explorer

Children with Asperger's and other autism spectrum disorders can get quite a lot of upsetting thoughts. Here are 50 pre-written thought bubbles that are easy to download, print and use (teachers, SLP's, anyone, not just therapists). Make a quick CBT, hands-on matching game or add a visual dimension to your work.

Aspergers Social Stories: excellent website with many different videos convering different aspects of social skills, daily living skills and behaviour managment

Teach empathy

Children with Asperger's and other autism spectrum disorders can find it really confusing to know how much to say--or how little--in group conversation or classroom situations. Pie chart visuals can really help. Several free downloads are provided here.

Great site for social skills stories!

Understanding the way the world works is so confusing for many of Autistic Spectrum - making it essential to teach Social Skills to People with Autism

Social Skills MEGA Pack.

How To Calm a Person with #Autism or SPD. Often, children with these conditions can have #meltdowns, shutdowns, or breakdowns if they get upset or overwhelmed.

19 Essential Social Skills

Great short movies for teaching literacy, morals, etc.

Teaching self-advocacy skills to children with ADHD.

Great site for books about social skills

This is a great video that can be used as a tool to teach emotions and expressive cues for children with Autism or Asperger's. This is very difficult to teach and this video would help because you can turn the lesson into a game!

Dozens of free autism social skills teaching resources, most with free pdf downloads

My Aspergers Child: Effective Teaching Practices for Students with Aspergers and High-Functioning Autism

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iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch Apps to Teach Kids Social Skills