Autism

Discover counseling resources for teens with autism on Between Sessions! We offer worksheets for autism that deal with everything from interacting with peers to being late for class. We’re always adding new autism worksheets, games, and other counseling resources so be sure to check back in with us. If you don’t see something that you need, let us know what it is! We’re happy to create new autism counseling resources based on your needs.

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Emotions Card Game — The Emotions Card Game is designed to help teach a variety of skills to children and teens related to awareness of emotions and problem-solving. The cards are intended to be used in a flexible manner. The instructions describe four different games than can be played. 27 pages (1118, emotional intelligence)

Teaching Social Flexibility (Card Game) — This activity for kids and teens teaches the importance of flexible social thinking. It includes two “poster” handouts to open a discussion on flexible thinking and a simple card game to practice new skills. (Asperger Syndrome, social intelligence, autism, ADHD, 1018)

Show Your Feelings Role Play Games — Get people talking about their feelings with three “cut and tape” dice games. These games are fun to play and a great way to encourage kids, teens, or even adults to talk about their feelings. PDF

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Asking Questions-Fortune Teller — This worksheet shows you how to cut out and fold a Fortune Teller which is designed to help kids talk about their themselves, their likes and dislikes, and more. (conversation, ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, emotional intelligence, 102918, 2 pages).

Using Humor in Social Situations — This worksheet is designed to help teenagers think and talk about using humor in social situations. PDF (social skills, Asperger Syndrome, conversation skills, bullying)

Understanding Your Emotions When You Are Upset — This worksheet is designed to help people understand their emotions when they are upset and learn positive coping techniques to handle difficult emotions. Form Type: PDF (0715)

Creating A Personal Mission Statement — This worksheet is designed to help people clarify their purpose in life. The worksheet includes a serious of questions to help people develop a meaningful personal mission statement in just a few sentences. Form Type: PDF (0715)

Asking for What You Want & Need — This worksheet is designed to help people think about how assertive they are when they ask for something. Form Type: PDF (DBT, 0615)

Becoming More Assertive — This worksheet is designed to help people think about the skills they need to acquire to become more assertive. Form Type: PDF (DBT, 0615)

Think Before You Act — This form can be used to give people a visual reminder to stop and think before they act. This is particularly helpful for kids and teens, but is a useful technique for adults too. Form Type: PDF (0315)

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

Thinking About Others When You Have A Problem — This worksheet is designed to help individuals see the value of helping others in modifying their emotions.PDF

Finding People With Common Interests — This worksheet is designed to help people expand their social system by finding people in common interest groups. PDF

Identifying Your Support System — This worksheet is designed to help people identify a support system of individuals they can contact in times of emotional distress. PDF

Controlling Your Moods — This worksheet is designed to help people see that they can influence their moods, positively or negatively, through their activities. Form Type: PDF

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

Starting A Conversation — This worksheet teaches how to start a conversation by asking appropriate questions. PDF

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