Autism

Discover counseling resources for teens with autism on Between Sessions! We offer worksheets for autism that deal with everything from interacting with peers to being late for class. We’re always adding new autism worksheets, games, and other counseling resources so be sure to check back in with us. If you don’t see something that you need, let us know what it is! We’re happy to create new autism counseling resources based on your needs.

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Emotions Card Game — The Emotions Card Game is designed to help teach a variety of skills to children and teens related to awareness of emotions and problem-solving. The cards are intended to be used in a flexible manner. The instructions describe four different games than can be played. 27 pages (1118, emotional intelligence)

Teaching Social Flexibility (Card Game) — This activity for kids and teens teaches the importance of flexible social thinking. It includes two “poster” handouts to open a discussion on flexible thinking and a simple card game to practice new skills. (Asperger Syndrome, social intelligence, autism, ADHD, 1018)

Show Your Feelings Role Play Games — Get people talking about their feelings with three “cut and tape” dice games. These games are fun to play and a great way to encourage kids, teens, or even adults to talk about their feelings.

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Improving Your Time Management Skills — This worksheet helps people with time management problems become more aware of the passage of time and the distractions that can become “time-eaters.” It gives specific techniques to use to help people plan their time more effectively. (ADHD, ASD, time management, 0620)

Do People Say You Talk Too Much? — This worksheet is designed to help people identify situations where excessive talking may be affecting their relationships and to help them learn conversational signals that can aid in more appropriate give and take conversations. (ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, relationships, social skills, 0219)

Making a New Plan — This worksheet directs children to be flexible in their thinking and to come up with a new plan if an old one doesn’t work. A great conversation starter for introducing the concept of flexible thinking. (ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, resilience, 1118)

Asking Questions-Fortune Teller — This worksheet shows you how to cut out and fold a Fortune Teller which is designed to help kids talk about their themselves, their likes and dislikes, and more. (conversation, ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, emotional intelligence, 102918, 2 pages).

Using Humor in Social Situations — This worksheet is designed to help teenagers think and talk about using humor in social situations. PDF (social skills, Asperger Syndrome, conversation skills, bullying)

Comforting Someone in Need — This worksheet teaches teens the importance of paying attention to a person’s body language when comforting a friend. (0216, body language, communication, friendship, Asperger Syndrome)

Understanding Your Emotions When You Are Upset — This worksheet is designed to help people understand their emotions when they are upset and learn positive coping techniques to handle difficult emotions. (0715)

Asking for What You Want and Need — This worksheet is designed to help people think about how assertive they are when they ask for something. (DBT, assertiveness, 0615)

Becoming More Assertive — This worksheet is designed to help people think about the skills they need to become more assertive. Form Type: PDF (DBT, assertiveness, 0615)

Think Before You Act — This form can be used to give people a visual reminder to stop and think before they act. This is particularly helpful for kids and teens, but is a useful technique for adults too. (0315)

Arriving Late To Class — This worksheet explains what a student should do if they are late to class. (Form Type: PDF)

Thinking About Others When You Have A Problem — This worksheet is designed to help individuals see the value of helping others in modifying their emotions.

Finding People with Common Interests — This worksheet is designed to help people expand their social network by finding people in common interest groups. (resilience, support systems, stress management, social skills, 0321)

Identifying Your Support System — This worksheet is designed to help people identify a support system of individuals they can contact in times of emotional distress. (support system, social networks, depression, stress management)

Controlling Your Moods - Full or Empty Tank? — This worksheet is designed to help people see that they can influence their moods, positively or negatively, through their activities. (0614)

Learn About Feelings — Use this worksheet to help kids and teens talk about basic feelings.Form Type: PDF

Starting a Conversation — This worksheet teaches people how to start a conversation by asking appropriate questions.

Choosing Positive Thinking — This worksheet is designed to help teens develop a positive thinking style. (positive psychology, 0614)

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