One of the biggest challenges facing our public schools is the urgent need to teach social skills to students with disabilities. Indeed, students who do NOT have disabilities are in need of this training more than ever! There is no more recognized expert on this topic than the creator of Social Thinking, Michelle Garcia Winner.
Many of you follow the video-based website that I have created with co-founder and colleague, Julie Swanson. Julie’s interview with Michelle Garcia Winner, who was kind enough to sit down YSER, has formed the basis of our 5-part Series on Social Thinking. Please, take a look: