TITLE

Using "I Will" Cards and Social Coaches to Improve Social Behaviors of Students With Asperger Syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
BOUTOT, E. AMANDA
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Intervention in School & Clinic;May2009, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p276
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses strategies to improve social skills of students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The author comments on the I Will card strategy, which incorporates social stories, social scripts, power card systems and cognitive behavioral modification (CBM) to improve self-management and social interaction for students with ASDs. She notes how the card strategy promotes the use of self-talk by students to direct their behavior in social situations. Self-talk statements and appropriate behaviors are written on index cards for students to use, allowing empowerment of students through control of their behavior.
ACCESSION #
38227445

 

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