Social sense : building social skills in children with autism, sensory processing disorder and learning disabilities / Tara Delaney, Mary C. Hamrick.
- ISBN: 9781937661342 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1937661342 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 9781937661359 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1937661350 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (139 pages)
- Publisher: Eau Claire, WI : Pesi Publishing & Media, 2014.
The Social Sense Program combines the viewpoints and experiences of an occupational therapy and speech pathology team. During the last decade the team has created and implemented lesson plans that utilize sensory based activities for teaching complex social skills. This step-by-step program can be used when working with social groups or performing therapy sessions in both the school and clinical setting. This practical book addresses social communication and pragmatic language goals as well as adaptations for sessions with students from kindergarten through high school. Can be utilized by professionals from all backgrounds. Lessons are designed to easily fit within a school calendar. Capitalizes on current brain research as the foundation for the activities. Targets experiential learning. Utilizes knowledge of sensory processing to take advantage of the primitive brain. Teaches visualization strategies to prepare for future social interactions. Increases executive functioning capabilities
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