Interpret Scenarios Using NonVerbal Clues
Behavior / communication / Social Thinking

Interpret Scenarios Using NonVerbal Clues

Nonverbal Communication is a HUGE area of difficulty for my high school students who have high-functioning Autism/Aspergers. This unit really worked on having the students analyze observations (what they see) to make “Smart Guesses” of what is happening in the scenarios. This is always a challenge for my kiddos but after practice and repetition, they start to recognize … Continue reading

Autism Classroom (2nd/3rd Grade)
Behavior / Classroom / communication / Social Thinking / Teacher Inspirations

Autism Classroom (2nd/3rd Grade)

FINALLY posting about my FAVORITE teaching experience & classroom!!! My 2nd & 3rd Grade Self-Contained Autism Classroom ❤️💙   Children with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome have a great deal of potential with respect to  long-term developmental outcomes. The program is structured to meet the needs of children with High-Functioning Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome and … Continue reading

Making Impressions – Perspective Taking
Behavior / communication / Social Thinking

Making Impressions – Perspective Taking

This Making Impressions Unit is part of the Social Thinking framework.  What concept are we teaching: Making Impressions – Being Able to Abstract & Infer: This is the ability to figure out what people are thinking about when it is not clearly stated. Why the concept is important: By reading the environment and person’s facial expression, body language, tone of … Continue reading