Recommended by Social Thinking!
In the revised and expanded edition of this popular book, the authors narrow their target to issues common to adolescents and young adults.
In the revised and expanded edition of this popular book, the authors narrow their target to issues common to adolescents and young adults. While many of the features of the original book have been maintained, information on evidence-based practice has been added. Further, a series of instructional strategies are provided that can be used to teach the hidden curriculum. Instructional aids include charts, forms, and templates designed to make the job of teaching and learning the hidden curriculum more effective.
"A truly practical approach to understanding the hidden rules associated with the complex social dialogue of life."--Peter F. Gerhardt, EdD, Gerhardt Autism/Aspergers Consultation Group, LLC
"Finally a book that spells out the 'real' rules of social conduct, not just how to be polite.--Jed Baker, PhD, Director, Social Skills Training Project in New Jersey; author, Social Skills Training for Children and Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome and Social-Communication Disorders
"Presents how to navigate those mysterious cues emitted by body language and the uncharted areas of meaning 'between the words.'"--Stephen M. Shore, author, Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome and editor, Ask and Tell: Self-Advocacy and Disclosure for People on the Autism Spectrum; board president, Asperger's Association of New England
Brenda Smith Myles, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Kansas, who writes and speaks internationally on Asperger Syndrome and autism. The author and co-author of numerous publications, Myles' recent books include Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Practical Solutions for School Success, Asperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues: Practical Solutions for Making Sense of the World and Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments: Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rage, and Meltdowns.
Melissa L. Trautman, MS Ed., teaches children with autism in the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kansas. Previously she was a special education teacher for elementary students in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Ronda L. Schelvan, MS Ed., teaches in the Kelso, Washington, School District, where she serves as co-chair of Southwest Washington's Autism Consulting Cadre. She has over 25 years' experience in the field of special education, including extensive experience working with students and families with special needs.
Ages 11-18 years/Adult
Educators and Professionals
Individuals with ASD
96 pages. 2013