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Building Friendships for Students With Autism and Asperger's Syndrome

OnDemand Webinar (60 minutes)

Learn to work with students with Asperger's Syndrome who challenge you because of their difficulties with social skills.

Why do our students struggle with social skills and what can we do to increase their chances of having friends and engaging in meaningful interactions? This topic provides an overview of the characteristics of our students that make it difficult for them to interact with their peers. It provides an array of strategies to utilize to meet their needs so they can be successful in our social world.


Beverley Holden Johns, Learning and Behavioral Consultant


Defining Autism Spectrum Disorders and Asperger's Syndrome, a Brief Historical Perspective

The Characteristics of Students With ASD That Can Impact Their Friendships

The Role of Functional Assessment in Determining Reasons for the Behavior

Basic Principles of Teaching Social Skills to Students With ASD

Practical Strategies for Building Social Skills