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Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs:
200 ready-to-use lessons and worksheets to help students learn social skills for home, school, work, and the community

by Darlene Mannix

Item: 9780470259368

Age Group: Grades 6 to 12

Format: softcover

Pages: 368

A flexible, ready-to-use activities programme to help special students in grades 6-12. The updated new edition of this valuable resource offers an exciting collection of 200 ready-to-use worksheets to help adolescents build the social skills they need to interact effectively with others and learn how to apply these skills to various real-life settings, situations, and problems. The book provides 20 complete teaching units focusing on 20 basic social skills, such as being a good listener, “reading” other people, and using common sense.

Darlene Mannix, MA (La Porte, IN), has 26 years of experience as a classroom teacher and is the bestselling author of numerous books for special educators.


About This Book
About the Author
Part One: Learning Basic Social Skills

  • Chapter 1 Skills to Make a Good Impression
  • Chapter 2 Skills for Self-Improvement
  • Chapter 3 Skills for Being Around Others

Part Two: Using Social Skills

  • Chapter 4 Using Social Skills at Home
  • Chapter 5 Using Social Skills at School
  • Chapter 6 Using Social Skills at Work
  • Chapter 7 Using Social Skills with Peers
  • Chapter 8 Using Social Skills in the Community

“Darlene Mannix's Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs does what many books don't do — it promotes the use of social-emotional skills with peers and adults across a variety of settings. Teachers will find this book practical and easy to use.”
- Nick Elksnin, Ph.D., NCSP, Learning & Evaluation Resources, and Linda K. Elksnin, Ph.D. professors emerita, The Citadel (from the back cover of Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs).

"This book helps teachers address a wide spectrum of social challenges — from those faced by all teens to the challenges seen in students with more significant skill deficits. Academic and transition teachers will find this book a useful tool for their libraries."
- Chris Schnieders, Ph.D., director of teacher training, Frostig Center, Pasadena, California
(from the back cover of Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs).

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