Asperger Syndrome

An estimated 1 in 500 people have Asperger Syndrome (AS), and many who receive treatment as children go on to live healthy, happy, productive lives. Between Sessions offers therapist resources that help you treat the children in your practice who have been diagnosed with AS. Download therapy tools such as games, handouts, stories and worksheets for your next session. Our child therapy resources are created and designed by professionals so you can count on their quality. Check out AS resources for teens and adults, too.

What Makes A Friend-Word Search — This worksheet is designed to help children understand the value of friendships. (emotional intelligence, social skills, Asperger Syndrome, ADHD).

What Is In The Cave — This 3-part projective technique can be useful in assessing and treating children with fears and anxiety disorders. Form Type: PDF (0715)

bullet Games
Family Communication Dice Game — This dice game can be printed on heavy stock paper and then assembled. It is a fun game designed to enhance family communication. The blank die makes it easy to customize the game for many purposes. Type: PDF (1014)

Teaching Young Children To Listen — This simple game is played like the classic game Simon Says. It can be used to teach young children the importance of listening to adult requests. PDF

Social Rules Card Game — This game is intended to help children talk about the importance of social rules. The game consists of 40 printable cards. You will need to add your own 6-sided die. (MSWord)

Feelings Toss — This game is designed to help children express their feelings. Players toss a penny and tell about a time they had a particular feeling. Form Type: PDF

bullet Handouts
Asperger Syndrome Fact Sheet — Basic facts on symptoms of Asperger Syndrome. (PDF)

bullet Poster
Kindness-Pass it On Poster — This poster is designed to help people remember the importance of daily acts of kindness. Form Type: PDF (0715)

bullet Story
Complimenting Others — This story is designed to help children see the importance of complimenting others. Form Type: PDF

Getting Along With Others — This story helps children see the benefits of getting along with siblings and friends.Form Type: PDF

Following the Rules — This story helps children see the importance of following adult rules. Form Type: PDF

bullet Worksheets
Guess Who Is Coming to Dinner — This worksheet is intended to help people think about the character traits they value and wish to develop. (insight, 1017)

Getting Along With Others — This worksheet is designed to help children understand and practice the behaviors that will help them make friends and get along with others. (emotional intelligence, social skills, Asperger Syndrome, 0817)

Helping Others Feel Better — This worksheet asks children to think about what they can say to others to help them feel better when they are upset. (emotional intelligence, empathy, behavior, 0417)

Be Flexible About Your Plans — This worksheet is designed to start a conversation with children about the importance of being flexible in social situations. (social intelligence, autism, Asperger Syndrome, 0117)

Controlling the Volume Of Your Voice — This worksheet can be used to help children learn about the importance of controlling the volume of their voices in different situations. (Asperger Syndrome, Behavior, 0816)

You Can Have More Than One Feeling At A Time — This worksheet is designed to help children see that emotions can be complicated and even contradictory. The worksheet asks children to identify conflicting feelings in four situations and then to think of situations where they have had several different feelings at the same time. PDF (0316, emotional intelligence, emotions)

Tell The World! — This worksheet is designed to help people think about what is really important for them to communicate to others. It asks people to design a billboard for the world to see and to identify one specific person they want to read it. PDF (0316, art therapy, communication)

Listening During A Conversation — This worksheet is designed to help children understand appropriate conversational responses. PDF (0216, conversation, Asperger Syndrome, ADHD)

Coping Cards — These Coping Cards can be used by people who want to replace negative behaviors with positive ones. A useful technique to help in breaking negative habits. Form Type: PDF (CBT, 0615)

Three Things That Are Important To You — This worksheet is designed to help kids think and talk about their values. Form Type: PDF (0618)

Talking To A Friend Who Is Angry — This worksheet is designed to help children see the hidden rules about their social behavior. It specifically asks them to identify the hidden rules about how to approach a friend who is angry. The worksheet can be used to spark a conversation about hidden rules. Type: PDF (0515)

Be Considerate In Your Conversations — Some children are naturally empathetic, but many others have to be taught the importance of considering the feelings of others. This worksheet is designed to help children be more sensitive to how others may be feeling in a conversation. Form Type: PDF (0415)

Joining A Group — This worksheet is designed to teach children the best way to join a group of peers who are already engaged in conversation or an activity. This is often a problem for children with ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, or children with social anxiety. Form Type: PDF (0315)

Learning To Help Others — This visual puzzle asks children to color in the kids in the lunchroom who are helping others. Form Type: PDF

Note for Kids to Ask For Help — This worksheet can be used to children who are having difficulty asking for help. They can fill out the help (with or without the aid of a counselor) and then give it to the appropriate adult. . PDF

Teaching Kids To Be Thoughtful — This coloring sheet can be used to introduce the concepts of thoughtfulness and consideration to children. It can also be used as a mini-behavior program, letting children color in a star every time they do something thoughtful. PDF

How to Treat Others — This worksheet can be used to help children learn important rules about how to treat others. Form Type: PDF

Talking About Teasing — This worksheet for young children asks them to think about how children tease each other and what you should when children are teased. Useful for individual counseling or group discussion. (View & Print)

Arriving Late To Class — This worksheet explains what a student should do if they are late to class. (Form Type: PDF)

Pushing Your Anger Buttons — This worksheet is designed to help people identify situations or events that trigger their anger. Form Type: PDF

Learn About Feelings — Use this worksheet to help kids and teens talk about basic feelings.Form Type: PDF

When You are Supposed To Pay Attention — This worksheet will help kids and teens identify behaviors that distract others.PDF

What Makes Adults Mad? — This worksheet helps children think about things they might do to get adults mad. PDF

What Do You Want Your Teacher To Say — This worksheet gives children the chance to talk about their relationship with their teacher.PDF

Making Friends — This worksheet is designed to help children identify the right people to make friends with. PDF

Create Your Own TV Show — This worksheet can give insight on how children perceive their families. Form Type: PDF

Cooperation Maze — This maze helps teach kids the importance of cooperation by asking two children to do the maze together, one blindfolded. Form Type: PDF

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