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 Teaching Social Skills Through Sketch Comedy and Improv Games

Teaching Social Skills Through Sketch Comedy and Improv Games

A Social Theatre™ Approach for Kids and Teens including those with ASD, ADHD, and Anxiety

Shawn Amador

Quick Overview

Learn how to develop social skills in children and teenagers with fun and entertaining activities based on improv comedy and sketch writing. Based on 17 years of experience and research, the games and group exercises in this book will help children and teens develop social awareness, confidence and joint attention. Includes example scripts.
2018, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 144pp
ISBN: 9781785928000

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Description

Introducing a Social Theatre™, this book provides guidance on how to deliver fun and transformative activities to develop social skills in teenagers and children.

Drawing on ideas from Social Thinking™, CBT, mindfulness and assertiveness training this book develops games, skits and short plays which can be adapted to suit children and teenagers including those who are gifted, typical, and those with mild to moderate cognitive abilities. These activities will help participants become more assertive and flexible as well as improving confidence, focus and self-esteem.

Social Theatre™ can be used in small groups, in class or throughout the school, as well as in group therapy sessions. It provides a new and inclusive way to teach social skills and collaborative learning and is especially useful for those with anxiety, ADHD and ASD.

Authors

By (author): Shawn Amador