Set for Success: Activities for Teaching Emotional, Social and Organisational Skills

Author(s) : Josie Santomauro, Author(s) : Margaret A. Carter, Illustrator : Carla Marino

Set for Success: Activities for Teaching Emotional, Social and Organisational Skills

Book Details

  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley
  • Published : 2011
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 160
  • Category :
    Child and Adolescent Studies
  • Catalogue No : 31887
  • ISBN 13 : 9781849050586
  • ISBN 10 : 1849050589
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To be successful in today's world, all children need to become competent in emotional, social and organizational skills. This engaging and easy-to-implement resource will be an invaluable tool for teaching these essential life skills to children of all abilities. Each chapter is subject-themed, and includes a checklist of objectives, lesson ideas, activities and fully-photocopiable worksheets. From developing organizational skills by making use of timetables, reports and note-taking, to promoting self-esteem by creating acrostic poems, Set for Success offers a series of structured yet fun-filled exercises that cater for all learning styles and levels of emotional and social proficiency. This practical resource is ideal for children aged 3-10, but many of the activities can easily be adapted for older children who need extra support in developing emotional, social and organizational skills.

About the Author(s)

Josie Santomauro is a full-time writer living in Brisbane, Australia. Her son, Damian, was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of five. Josie has written many books on autism, as well as numerous fiction books for children and young adults under the name Josie Montano. She regularly gives seminars and talks on Autism Spectrum Disorders, and in 2009 was awarded the Parent/Carer Award in recognition of outstanding achievement by Autism Queensland, Australia.

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