Make Social Learning Stick! is a practical book designed for preschoolers with Autism to help them learn appropriate social skills. It can also help children with other cognitive or brain injury further their social skills. It provides teachers with over 185 activities that support social skills for preschool and elementary age students. This book offers a variety of social activities to use throughout the day to increase verbal and nonverbal language, listening skills, understanding hidden rules, perspective taking, executive functioning, and more.
Practical strategies will help you take advantage of teachable moments to help kids build social skills and self-regulation. Use this book as a resource at home to help generalize social skills training and communication. Teachers and therapists can use this book as a resource to provide practical suggestions for caregivers. Three sections provide suggestions for increasing social participation at home, in the community, and during holidays and special events. Each activity includes “hidden rules," or the unstated rules in various social settings that we follow throughout our lives.