To be successful in today's world, all children need to become competent in emotional, social and organizational skills.
This engaging and easy-to-implement resource will be an invaluable tool for teaching these essential life skills to children of all abilities.
Each chapter is subject-themed, and includes a checklist of objectives, lesson ideas, activities and fully-photocopiable worksheets.
From developing organizational skills by making use of timetables, reports and note-taking, to promoting self-esteem by creating acrostic poems, Set for Success offers a series of structured yet fun-filled exercises that cater for all learning styles and levels of emotional and social proficiency.
This practical resource is ideal for children aged 3-10, but many of the activities can easily be adapted for older children who need extra support in developing emotional, social and organizational skills.
Josie Santomauro is a full-time writer living in Brisbane, Australia. Her son, Damian, was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of five. She has written numerous fiction books for children and young adults, and several books on AS. She regularly gives seminars and talks on AS, and in 2009 was awarded the Parent/Carer Award in recognition of outstanding achievement by Autism Queensland Australia.
Dr Margaret-Anne Carter is a behaviour change specialist in Brisbane, Australia. She works with children, families and care and education systems in response to children's social, emotional and behavioural challenges.
Pub UK/USA 2011 Pb large format 160 pages