Book Title: With Open Arms: Creating School Communities of Support for Kids with Social Challenges Using Circle of Friends, Extracurricular Activities, and Learning Teams
Publisher: Autism Asperger Publishing Company
Author: Mary Schlieder
Children with autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, behavioral disorders and English Language Learners often face more social challenges in this area than their peers. Written by an experienced special educator and behavior therapist, this book helps educational professionals create an open and inviting school environment for these children, promoting understanding and helping them feel like they belong. A multitude of suggestions for developing programs that teach critical social skills include circle games and activities, book clubs, relationships circles and much more.