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Building Friendships for Students With Autism and Asperger's Syndrome

Are you working with students with Asperger's Syndrome who challenge you because of their difficulties with social skills? Why do our students struggle with social skills and what can we do to increase their chances of having friends and engaging in meaningful interactions? This topic provides an overview of the characteristics of our students that make it difficult for them to interact with their peers. It provides an array of strategies to utilize to meet their needs so they can be successful in our social world.


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Agenda

Defining Autism Spectrum Disorders and Asperger's Syndrome, a Brief Historical Perspective

The Characteristics of Students With ASD That Can Impact Their Friendships

The Role of Functional Assessment in Determining Reasons for the Behavior

Basic Principles of Teaching Social Skills to Students With ASD

Practical Strategies for Building Social Skills

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This course was last revised on August 27, 2018.

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Beverley Holden Johns

Beverley Holden Johns

Learning and Behavioral Consultant

  • More than 40 years of experience in working with students with the most significant behavior problems
  • Was the founder and administrator of an alternative school program for children with the most significant behavior problems
  • Professional Fellow at MacMurray College in Jacksonville where she teaches classes on working with students with behavior challenges, adaptations, and special education law and the IEP process
  • Wrote more than 20 books, many of which are on the topic of working with students with challenging behaviors
  • Co-wrote the seminal textbook on learning disabilities, Learning Disabilities and Related Disabilities: Strategies for Success
  • Frequent speaker across the country on topics such as behavioral interventions, alternatives to suspension, adaptations, special education law, and more
  • Recipient of the 2000 Outstanding Leadership Award of the Council for Exceptional Children
  • Has been active in a number of professional organizations and served as president of the Council for Children with Behavior Disorders
  • Chairs the Illinois Special Education Coalition and is president-elect of the Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois
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Product ID: 401425
Published 2018
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