Organizations and Methodologies We Recommend
Here are some organizations that provide helpful information:
Focusing on providing education and support with regards to people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Autism Society of America
Focusing on providing education and support with regards to people with Autism Spectrum Disorders.Visit Site
Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning.Visit Site
National Association for Gifted Children
Focusing on providing education and support with regards to people who are Gifted. We find many who are considered “gifted” may have relative weaknesses in Social Learning.
Providing education and support with regards to people who have ADHD, children and adults. A large percentage of people with ADHD experience challenges in their management of social relationships.Visit Site
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports: Providing a framework to foster the development of a positive pro-social culture within each community in which we live, learn and grow.Visit Site
Here are some people and groups that inspire us and our community:
Dr. Ross Greene
Sarah Ward, MS CCC-SLP
Sarah Ward and Kristen Jacobsen use research to develop practical strategies to foster stronger executive functioning, such as as “Get Ready, Do, Done”.Visit Site
Carol Gray was an early innovator in the field of social learning challenges. She founded Social Stories and Comic Strip Conversations and continues to develop new ideas in treatment.Visit Site
Maryellen Rooney Moreau, M.Ed. CCC-SLP
Founder of evidence based concept: Story Grammar Marker, a visual concrete tool to facilitate reading comprehension of literature, improved narrative language for written expression and improved social problem solving.Visit Site
Dr. Tony Attwood
Innovator in the field of understanding what Asperger’s Syndrome is and related cognitive behavioral treatments to help. Researcher, speaker and developer of creative treatment ideas targeting social learning and mental health.Visit Site
DIR-Floortime Created by Dr. Stanley Greenspan
Dr. Stanley Greenspan is the founder of relationship based treatment to encourage and enhance social communication in people with social learning challenges.
Integrated Play Groups
Evidence based treatment approach: Training peers (expert players) to be mentors and develop relationships with persons with social learning challenges.
Social Communication, Emotional Relationship and Transactional Supports. An evidence based program to provide parents and professionals with a multi-layered process to help better assess and develop astute treatment plans for people with sensory and social learning challenges.Visit Site
TEACCH, is the pioneer for developing guidance through visual supports as well as structuring environments to foster independence in persons with ASD and related disabilities.Visit Site