ERIC Number: ED363073
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Some Interpersonal Social Skill Objectives and Teaching Strategies For People with Autism. Revised. Social Series.
This booklet focuses on teaching individuals with autism some social rules and routines that can be used in a variety of situations and applied across settings. It addresses the selection of interpersonal skill objectives, motivating the person with autism to try to interact, teaching ways to express feelings, helping peers to interact with friends who have autism, finding supportive peers, and providing information and support to peers. The booklet presents sample interpersonal skill objectives and teaching procedures to achieve those objectives. These skills include tolerating being in a group, participating in a group, approaching people, identifying feelings, respecting others' needs, pleasant touching, handling teasing, reinforcing friendly behavior, making friends, giving another person time and space, and understanding the perspective of others. For each skill, the booklet provides a rationale, lead-up activities, teaching procedures, associated objectives, plan for motivation, and precautions. (JDD)
Descriptors: Autism, Elementary Secondary Education, Friendship, Interpersonal Competence, Peer Relationship, Skill Development, Social Behavior, Social Development, Student Educational Objectives, Teaching Methods
Indiana Resource Center for Autism, Indiana University, 2853 E. Tenth St., Bloomington, IN 47408-2601 ($2).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Indiana Resource Center for Autism.
Note: For related booklets, see EC 302 520-529. Revised from "Teaching Social and Lesiure Skills to Youth with Autism" (1981).