Comic Strip Conversations
Illustrated Interactions That Teach Conversation Skills to Students with Autism and Related Disorders
By (author) Carol Gray
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Comic Strip Conversations by Carol Gray
Book DescriptionCarol Gray combines stick-figures with "conversation symbols"" to illustrate what people say and think during conversations. Showing what people are thinking reinforces that others have independent thoughts - a concept autism spectrum children don't intuitively understand. Children can also recognize that, although people say one thing, they may think something quite different - another concept foreign to "concrete-thinking"" children. Children can draw their own "comic strips"" to show what they are thinking and feeling about events or people. Different colours can represent different states of mind. These deceptively simple "comic strips"" can reveal as well as convey quite a lot of substantive information.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781885477224
(279mm x 95mm x 3mm)
Imprint: Future Horizons Incorporated
Publisher: Future Horizons Incorporated
Publish Date: 15-Jan-1994
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Carol Gray
Successful Social Stories for Young Children, Paperback (August 2016)
This collection of 32 Social Stories(TM) developed by the author for use with her son, offers a unique demonstration of the wider value of this strategy. Introductions give context and show how the Stories intertwine to teach broader lessons, while positive Stories for parents and siblings acknowledge how this approach can aid the entire family.
New Social Story Book, Paperback (October 2015)
"The accompanying CD contains the text of the social stories in PDF format"--Title page verso.
Last Bedtime Story, Paperback (June 2014)» View all books by Carol Gray
Every child begs for "one more story" before bed. Social skills expert Carol Gray has provided a solution with the The Last Bedtime Story: That We Read Each Night . Short, sweet, reassuring, and to-the-point, this instant classic helps children go to sleep quickly and calmly.
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Author Biography - Carol Gray
Carol Gray has over twenty years of experience educating students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Carol initiated the use of Social Stories in 1991 and has written numerous articles, chapters, and books on the subject. She is a sought-after speaker in the United States and abroad. Carol is the director of The Gray Center for Social Learning and Understanding, a non-profit organization that serves people with ASD, and currently works privately with students, parents, and professionals in a variety of educational and vocational settings.
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