Act It Out
Social Skills for Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Related Disorders
This innovative social skills curriculum addresses teens' need to effectively use social skills across settings through acting using motivating scripts, skits, and guided practice. The curriculum is designed for the busy teacher who wants to have fun, constructive lessons, giving students unique opportunities to show their acting skills and experience emotional responses in controlled environments.
"This book offers a meaningful way to teach social skills that results in meaningful peer relationships, a new repertoire of social skills, and fun!!! If an interest in acting exists, individuals with autism spectrum disorder — and all individuals — should have access to this very essential social activity. This book is a must read!"
- Brenda Smith Myles, PhD, autism consultant and co-author of High-Functioning Autism and Difficult Moments, FBA to Z: Functional Behavior and Intervention Plans for Individuals with ASD, and The Power Card Strategy 2.0
MEET THE AUTHOR
Jeannie Stefonek, M. Ed., is the autism consultant for the Redwood Falls (MN) school district, and works there as a high school special education teacher. She runs a summer program for teens with ASD called "Camp Friendship,” and speaks on various topics.