Make Social Learning Stick!
How to Guide and Nurture Social Competence Through Everyday Routines and Activities
Author: Elizabeth A. Sautter, MA CCC-SLP
Publisher: AAPC Publishing
Published: March 2014
Genre: Education ,Health, Family
This book offers a “social learning diet” of concepts and actions that can be used in everyday life to increase verbal and nonverbal language, listening skills, understanding of hidden rules, perspective taking,executive functioning, and more. The activities are recipes for social and emotional learning for which parents, teachers, and therapists typically already have the ingredients. With close to 200 fun and easy activities, including contributions from leading experts, this book offers numerous ways to embrace teachable moments throughout daily routines without having to do extra work! Events like getting ready for school, preparing dinner,going to the doctor, and celebrating Thanksgiving become opportunities for teaching and reinforcing expected social behavior. Geared toward children in preschool through elementary school, the ideas are meant to inspire creativity that suits each specific child. Activities can be easily tailored to meet a child’s developmental level, needs, or challenges. Author, Elizabeth A. Sautter also included contributions from such experts as Michelle Garcia Winner, Kari Dunn Buron, Leah Kuypers, Pamela Wolfberg, and others, making this a must-have addition to any personal resource library.
About the Author:
Elizabeth A. Sautter M.A., CCC-SLP, is a certified speech-language pathologist and is an executive director at Communication Works in Oakland, CA. Although she specializes in social cognition and self-regulation intervention, Elizabeth is also experienced in other areas of autism, developmental disabilities, social cognitive deficits, and challenging behaviors seen in both children, and adults. In addition, her relationships with her sister and extended family members with special needs have made her work a lifelong endeavor. She has completed a mentorship and internship with Michelle Garcia Winner, Stephanie Madrigal, and Pamela Crooke, and has co-authored two popular children’s books about whole body listening, Whole Body Listening Larry at Home and Whole Body Listening Larry at School.
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