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Our Brains Are Like Computers!

Our Brains Are Like Computers!

Exploring Social Skills and Social Cause and Effect with Children on the Autism Spectrum

Joel Shaul
Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Details Price Qty
Paperback / softback
2021, 8.35in x 10.87in / 212mm x 276mm, 80pp
ISBN: 9781787759886
CA$37.95
Ebook
2016, PDF, 80pp
ISBN: 978-1-78450-208-9
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CA$33.95

Description

This highly visual social skills book uses computer metaphors and visual diagrams to help children on the autism spectrum to understand how their words and actions can affect other people. Easily identifiable computing and social networking metaphors are used to explain how memories are saved in the brain, like files in computer folders, and how, just as files can be shared and downloaded on the internet, people learn about you by sharing their positive and negative impressions with each other. The author explains why certain actions may be 'liked' or 'disliked' by others, and offers guidance on appropriate and inappropriate social behavior.

This book also features photocopiable worksheets to reinforce the guidance and lessons offered in the book.

Authors

By (author): Joel Shaul