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What Facebook Can Tell us About Teaching Social Communication to Children and Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorders

March 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Facebook, Special Needs, Teens

Listening to Paul Adams from Facebook talk on what people share really resonated with me and made me wonder if Facebook is helping or hurting the autistic spectrum population make in-person friends. Part of my job both at camp and in my private practice involves teaching children, teens, and young adults how to talk to […]

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Teaching Social Skills at Camp: A DVD Resource from Sue Diamond

February 19th, 2008 · No Comments · Development & Behavior, Special Needs, Staff Training, Video

So often we have children at camp who need some additional help with socialization. The problem can be teaching your college and adult staff how to break down social skills at camp. I highly recommend a DVD by Sue Diamond. It provides parents, teachers, and specialists with activities, strategies, and games to help children develop […]

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