Skills Lesson Plans for Children with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
Plan Title (Sample)
The student will be able to say "hello"
appropriately in response to a greeting.
Time for School Video and Photo CD-Rom
Print for each student the storyboard "say
hello" which may be found on the photo CD-Rom accompanying
the video. The storyboard illustrates with photos from the
video and text the three parts of an appropriate greeting:
Turn Your Body, Look, Say Hello.
We are going to say hello when someone says
hello to us.
of Social Skills Activities
1. Watch the video chapter "Say Hello".
2. Say hello to each student one by one and
prompt (as needed) turn your body, look, say hello.
3. Once a student is able greet in response
to an adult's greeting, pair students for practice with eachother.
Seat students close to eachother and oriented toward eachother
at first. Prompt non-responding student to initiate greeting.
4. Over time and as students are successful
in performing the targetted social skills, ie, responding
appropriately, move students further apart or have one approach
5. Introduce novel situations such as greeting
at the door and greeting at locations outside the classroom
as students master the skill.
1. Go over the photo handout given to each
2. Discuss and have students tell the steps
for how to say hello in response to being greeted.
Data collection on correct responses, including
number and types of prompts.
For additional resources to help in creating
social skills lesson plans for children with Asperger's Syndrome
and Autism using the videos, visit Laura
Candler's Teaching Resources
See also the Model Me Kids
Club area for worksheets and activities.