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Topic: Anxious About Illness

I am working with a 9 year old who gets anxious when other kids are sick, that is if the vomit, cough etc.; she becomes so anxious that she can’t stay in the room. What games or stories or other materials I can use with her? Brenda, New York The most important thing you need [...]

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Topic: Aspergers and True Friendship

My seven-year-old son was recently diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. I am wondering if he will ever be able to develop true friendships. Marissa Prior, Georgia This is a complicated question, Marissa! It is very hard work for young children with Asperger’s to make and keep friends. Because of sensory issues, anxiety, narrow fields of interest, [...]

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Topic: Favorite Materials

Hello. Just new to Social Skills Central. My students love the materials, especially the videos. Is there a way to save the materials for future use (videos, worksheets….)? I have been printing off worksheets that I like and making a file, but is there a way to keep them electronically? Do the materials change on [...]

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Topic: Incarcerated Juveniles

I work with incarcerated juveniles. Do you know of a Social Skills Workbook for these kids? Thank you!! Victoria Basso We are unaware of any materials on social skills specific to incarcerated youth, but there is clearly a need for this. We will survey our members, and if there is nothing available, perhaps someone will [...]

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Topic: Role Playing to Learn Social Skills

I work at a Center school with students who have EBD, (ADHD, ADD, or multiple diagnosis) I love all the materials on this site and am making use of them. If any additional role play materials exist for these students. Or videos I would love to have them! Tim Corlett – Social Skills Central member [...]

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Topic: Teaching Social Skills

I have a couple of new Aspergers teens in my practice. One does not have much interest in making friends, and actually has quite a set of “imaginary” friends. She is resistant to learning social skills and making new friends, but her her aunt (her legal guardian would like her to attend counseling every week. [...]

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