Oftentimes, interventions occur in the school setting and not at home. There are many reasons for this, but it can be relatively simple to add a few small strategies at home. Please find the resources below helpful in your exploration of strategies for teaching social skills at home.
Engaging autism : using the floortime approach to help children relate, communicate, and think / Greenspan, Stanley I.
Call Number: 618.9285882 Greens
ISBN: 0738210285 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Pub. Info: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2006.
Notes: Presents a step-by-step guide for parents of preschool children with autism spectrum disorders and other social communication difficulties. Shows how to make everyday activities into opportunities for promoting interaction and communication skills.
How to do incidental teaching / Charlop-Christy, Marjorie H.
Notes: Incidental teaching (IT) is a naturalistic teaching method that encourages involvement of parents, peers, and siblings in instructional activities and treatment. IT is designed to facilitate and extend skill generalization and maintenance. IT makes systematic use of natural reinforcement, in that learners receive reinforcement for correct and desired responses and behaviors. This book provides proper procedures and instructions in teaching and maintaining the learned skills.