Posted on April 20, 2013 in Autism
Another idea from You’re Going to Love This Kid!
Drama is a great tool for teaching and practicing social skills. Role play, in general, is a helpful tool but engaging students in drama also connects them to standards-based content and provides opportunities to support and be supported by peers. Look for school-wide and community-based drama opportunities or offer drama in the classroom in the form of regular Readers Theater.
You can find scripts in many places on the web including:
- Teaching Heart
- The Reading Lady
- here is an article on how to use Readers Theater with The New York Times