Saturday, April 25, 2015

The "bored" moment.

Because theory of mind is difficult for someone with autism, they do not realize they are being rude when they are stating they are bored.  We all have to deal with being bored at some time.  I have had my share of students yawning in my face, rolling their eyes, or bluntly telling me "this is boring."

Here is a lesson about how to "act" when you are bored.

Click on picture to download teacher guide and student handout.

It's always fun to have students role play expected and unexpected social behaviors so they can observe and practice expected behaviors.