Social and Emotional Development: Skills to Expect at Different Ages - Understood

Social and Emotional Skills: What to Expect at Different Ages

Boys are three times more likely to develop anger management issues. For more information check out our Anger Management Infogrpahic.

Teen Anger Management - Types, Trigger and Treatment Infographic Tap the link to check out fidgets and sensory toys!

One of our more popular books. We developed these Thinksheets to help educators, therapists, and parents encourage more mature social thinking and related shifts in their students’ social skills. Thinksheets for Tweens and Teens focuses on the social issues and challenges faced by pre-adolescents and adolescents and introduces social concepts and strategies that can help individuals navigate these tricky years.

One of our more popular books. We developed these Thinksheets to help educators, therapists, and parents encourage more mature social thinking and related shifts in their students’ social skills.

Being a teenager in 2015 is very different than it was in 1995. While most teenagers spent their free time watching a little TV in the 90s, there were far fewer screens to put in front of their faces. A social network was the group of friends you hung out with at school. Now, things have…

How Teen Media Consumption Has Changed Over the Years

Genograms: How to Use them With Your Therapy Clients

Genograms: How to Use them With Your Therapy Clients and for self of the therapist development to explore family of origin

Just watched Dr. James T. Webb's presentation "Accurate Assessment?  . . . Dual Diagnosis of Gifted Children" (available through this link).  Great info about giftedness, not just about diagnosis and misdiagnosis.  Very helpful.  Brings to light the incredible range within the gifted population and some of the lesser known issues.

Introversion: The Often Forgotten Factor Impacting the Gifted « SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted)

How To Understand Teenage Brain. For later, although it feels sorta like NOW sometimes.

How To Understand Teenage Brain Development?

The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain. Why teenagers do what they do.!!!!

Cognitive neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore compares the prefrontal cortex in adolescents to that of adults, to show us how typically “teenage” behavior is caused by the growing and developing brain.

Having good conversation skills is one of the essential ingredients to developing and maintaining meaningful relationships in adolescence and into adulthood.  However,  difficulty having good conversations can create a significant social barrier for making and keeping friends.   This is especially true for children on the Autism spectrum.  In my clinical experience working with children …

Conversation Skills

Social Communication Disorder | Communication Problems in Children - Understood

Social Communication Disorder: What You’re Seeing

If your child is very literal or has trouble communicating, it can be tricky to pinpoint a cause. Social communication disorder is one possibility.

How to use social scripts to increase positive behaviors in your classroom. #pathway2success #specialeducation #autism

Using Social Scripts for Autism

Social scripts, also known as social stories, are one of the most effective and simple ways to provide support to kids with autism. A social script is a short narrative written in first person that…

The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders is a multi-university center to promote the use of evidence-based practice for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders.

Evidence-Based Practice for Children with Autism. Includes practice guidelines for everything from extinction to social narratives, response interruption & Video Modeling

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