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Teaching Theory of Mind : A Curriculum for Children with High Functioning Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and Related Social Challenges (SPI PAP/CR): Ordetx, Kirstina/ Moreno, Susan J. (FRW): BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Teaching Theory of Mind : A Curriculum for Children with High Functioning Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and Related Social Challenges (SPI PAP/CR)
Teaching Theory of Mind : A Curriculum for Children with High Functioning Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and Related Social Challenges (SPI PAP/CR)
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Pub
Published Date : 2012/04
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781849058971

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Book Description
Source: ENG
Place of Publication: Great Britain
Physical Format: Spiral
Subject Development: Study and Teaching
Academic Level: Professional
Table of Contents
 
Foreword                                           7  (1)
          Susan J. Moreno
Preface                                            8  (1)
Introduction                                       9  (1)
A Brief Overview                                   10 (7)
About the Program                                  17 (7)
  CURRICULUM ACTIVITIES
    Activity 1 Name that Feeling                   24 (3)
    Activity 2 Signs and Signals                   27 (3)
    Activity 3 How Do I Feel?                      30 (3)
    Activity 4 Hot or Cold?                        33 (2)
    Activity 5 Thought Bubbles                     35 (3)
    Activity 6 Act it Out                          38 (2)
    Activity 7 Thinking Leads to Feeling           40 (2)
    Activity 8 The Social Seven                    42 (5)
    Activity 9 Multiple Meanings                   47 (3)
    Activity 10 Speaking vs. Listening             50 (2)
    Activity 11 Conversations                      52 (2)
    Activity 12 Self-assessment                    54 (3)
Appendix A The Social Experience Checklist         57 (4)
Appendix B Caregiver Letters                       61 (17)
References                                         78 (1)
Recommended Reading                                79 (1)
About The Author                                   80 (1)
Feelings Photo Cards: Unlabeled Set                81 (6)
Feelings Photo Cards: Instructor's Labeled Set     87 (6)
Feelings Word Cards                                93 (4)
Signs And Signals Word Cards                       97 (2)
Photo Situation Cards                              99 (6)
Act It Out Situation Cards                         105(4)
Thinking Leads To Feeling Cards                    109(2)
Figurative Language Cards                          111(4)
Storytelling Cards                                 115
 

This book provides teachers and other education professionals with a comprehensive yet easy-to-follow curriculum for teaching children with high functioning autism, Asperger's syndrome, and related social challenges to relate to and interact with others successfully by developing fundamental Theory of Mind skills. The first half of the book provides useful background information on Theory of Mind as it relates to children with ASD, an overview of the aims and scope of the curriculum, and twelve 60-90 minute lesson plans that draw on the principles of "Applied Behaviour Analysis" and "Cognitive Behavioral Therapy" techniques. The lesson plans are varied, and each one is accompanied by a letter to provide parents or caregivers with a summary of the day's lesson and recommended activities for practicing the skills at home. The second part of the book provides all of the supplementary materials needed for the lessons, including an assessment checklist, a social skills poster and 220 flash cards, printed on thick paper, which can either be cut out from the book or photocopied.Clear and effective, this is an essential resource for teachers in special education and mainstream settings and other professionals working with children with ASD, including behavioural therapists, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and school and guidance counsellors.

Contents
Foreword by Susan J. Moreno.; Preface.; Introduction.; A Brief Overview.; About the Program.; Curriculum Activities.; Activity 1: Name that Feeling.; Activity 2: Signs and Signals.; Activity 3: How Do I Feel?; Activity 4: Hot and Cold.; Activity 5: Thought Bubbles.; Activity 6: Act it Out.; Activity 7: Thinking Leads to Feeling.; Activity 8: The Social Seven.; Activity 9: Multiple Meanings.; Activity 10: Speaking vs. Listening.; Activity 11: Conversations.; Activity 12: Self-Assessment.; Appendix A: Social Experience Checklist.; Appendix B: Caregiver Letters.; References.; Recommended Reading.; Feelings Photo Cards: Unlabeled Set.; Feelings Photo Cards: Instructor's Labeled Set.; Feelings Word Cards.; Signs and Signals Word Cards.; Photo Situation Cards.; Act it Out Situation Cards.; Thinking Leads to Feeling Cards.; Social Seven Poster.; Figurative Language Cards.; Storytelling Cards.Chapter Nine: You're in a safe place: Community-centred programs supporting the resettlement of Sudanese people from refugee backgrounds, Jessamyn Clarke, Barry Sheehan and Sue Bishop; Chapter Ten: A small town with big ideas: Stories from GraniteNet, Catherine H. Arden and Kathryn McLachlan; Chapter Eleven: Acts of defiance: engaging community from the perspective of local government, Andrew T. Hickey, Darryl Bates and Paul Reynolds. SECTION THREE: ISSUES AND IMPLICATIONS. Chapter Twelve: Issues in evaluating community benefits of social interventions, Mark Toleman and Jacqueline Blake; Chapter Thirteen: Community capacity building: The question of sustainability?, Lucas Van Der Laan; Chapter Fourteen: A purposeful community: The region as a focus for community capacity-building, Patrick Alan Danaher and Glen David Postle; Chapter Fifteen: Community capacity building in Darling Downs: The wider relevance of C4C for universities globally, Chris Duke