Teaching Asperger's Students Social Skills Through Acting (Paperback)

All Their World Is a Stage!

By Amelia Davies, Jeanette McAfee (Foreword by)

Future Horizons, 9781932565119, 191pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2004

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Description

To teach "the fine art of fitting in," Amelia Davies instructs parents and teachers how to utilize the dramatic arts to build social skills. She provides exercises, practical advice, scripts, and other "wild and wacky theater games" that combine to create an educational social skills class.


About the Author

Amelia Davies received her Bachelor's of Fine Arts from Boston Conservatory, and her Master's of Fine Arts in acting from Brandeis University. She then made her living for many years as an actress, director, and producer, including a national tour with the Missoula Children's Theatre. Drawing both on her background in theatre and on her experience working with adults and children with autism, Amelia has developed a fun, easy-to-follow, step-by-step drama curriculum specifically for parents and professionals without backgrounds in acting.