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The green zone conversation book : finding common ground in conversation for children on the autism spectrum / Joel Shaul, LCSW.

Shaul, Joel, (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch j PS 616.85882 SHAUL (Text) 33946003123531 Parent/Teacher - 1st Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781849057592
  • ISBN: 1849057591
  • Physical Description: 103 pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
  • Publisher: London ; Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Includes photocopiable worksheets"--Cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
The green zone. What is the green zone? ; the green zone changes with each new person ; The three zones of talking ; Typical and unusual interests ; Questions, compliments and get into the green zone and the bright green zone ; Getting better at talking in the right zones ; For adults : helping children to use the green zone conversation book -- The green zone worksheets. The green zone coloring worksheet ; The all about them worksheet ; The green zone two-person worksheet ; Your favorite things worksheet ; Other people's thoughts when you are talking about your favorite things ; The no zone finder sheets ; The green zone finder sheets ; The bright green zone finder sheets ; Typical interests worksheet ; Typical and unusual interests drawing sheet ; Unusual interests worksheet ; Find the interests most people would like ; Good questions put you in the green zone and bright green zone ; Practicing good questions ; Compliments put you in the green zone and the bright green zone ; Practicing compliments ; COmplimenting people you know ; Compliments about what you know about the person ; Friendly comments put you in the green zone and bright green zone ; Practicing friendly comments ; Make up a story about a girl your age ; Make up a story about a boy your age ; Another person's interests drawing sheet.
Summary, etc.:
In conversation, children on the autism spectrum often struggle to select topics of interest to others. Many have strong, narrow interests and feel compelled to introduce these subjects when they talk. This book provides a simple visual model to help children experience more success in finding common ground in conversation. The ""Green Zone"" is a visual representation of finding common ground between one person (blue) and another person (yellow) to create a ""green zone"" that represents the pair's shared interests. The book, illustrated with hundreds of photographs representing the range of ..." --Publisher description.
Subject: Autistic children > Language > Juvenile literature.
Autistic children > Education > Juvenile literature.
Autism in children > Juvenile literature.
Autism spectrum disorders > Juvenile literature.
Conversation > Juvenile literature.

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