The Peers Curriculum for School-Based Professionals: Social Skills Training for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
ISBN: 041562696X
EAN13: 9780415626965
Language: English
Pages: 480
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 11.00" L x 8.00" W
Weight: 3.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Routledge

The Peers Curriculum for School-Based Professionals: Social Skills Training for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Book Overview
This title brings UCLA's highly acclaimed and widely popular PEERS program into the school setting. This 16-week program, clinically proven to significantly improve social skills and social interactions among teens with autism spectrum disorder, is now customized for the needs of psychologists, counselors, speech pathologists, administrators, and teachers. The manual is broken down into clearly divided lesson plans, each of which have concrete rules and steps, corresponding homework assignments, plans for review, and unique, fun activities to ensure that teens are comfortable incorporating what they've learned.