The Double Interview

length: 
10 Minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Allison Adams

Allison Adams (POPARD Education & Behaviour Consultant) describes the purpose for, and steps involved in, completing Michelle Winner’s Double Interview Task as part of a social skills assessment. Video clips demonstrate parts of the interview process and the use of the Double Interview Assessment Checklist.

type: 
Social Skills

Social Stories and Social Behaviour Maps

length: 
9 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) discusses techniques by Carol Gray and Michelle Garcia Winner to develop social cognition. Video clips demonstrate how to use social stories, comic strip conversations, and social behaviour maps with a grade one student with autism.

type: 
Social Skills

Sharing Information During Conversations

length: 
11 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) describes the challenges students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) face in knowing how much information to share during conversations. Video clips demonstrate students participating in conversational activities and how they can learn to monitor the appropriate amount of information to share.

type: 
Social Skills
Communication

Conversation and Topic Maintenance

length: 
6 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education & Behaviour Consultant) describes conversation activities for three different age groups. Video clips demonstrate students practicing conversation activities, such as staying on topic, making related comments, and bridging conversation topics.

type: 
Social Skills
Communication

Circle Time Conversation

length: 
10 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo
type: 
Social Skills
Communication

Teaching Conversation Skills

length: 
9 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) focuses on teaching conversation skills to verbal autism spectrum disorder students. Video clips demonstrate students participating in conversation activities to practice asking questions and making related comments.

type: 
Social Skills
Communication

Social Thinking Groups

length: 
10 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

In this presentation, Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) discusses the importance of perspective taking in the development of social skills. Video clips from an ongoing social skills class demonstrate activities to build social thinking ™skills.

type: 
Social Skills

Social Interaction Group

length: 
8 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Barbara Porco
Interviewee: 
Alice McGrath
type: 
Social Skills