Why Didn't They Just Say That? PEERspective a Complete Curriculum is designed to teach high school students on the autism spectrum the skills they need to understand and build relationships with their peers. The book outlines why a social skills curriculum is needed, how it works, the course design, and details of the curriculum in step by step units and why it is so important for ASD students to have true interaction with their peers. It includes IEP goals and sample letters to administrators and parents.

The PEERspective curriculum will build your students self-awareness and encourage self-acceptance. It teaches students practical relationship building skills including: conflict resolution, social etiquette, practical communication skills, stress management skills, and more.

This curriculum works well with students with ASD as well as their neurotypical peers. Written by Jennifer M Schmidt, MEd a special educator with over 20 years experience working with students on the autism spectrum.

152 Pages

Size: 8.5 x 11 x .5 inches