Staff Picks: Top Books for Teaching Social Skills to Children

We are frequently asked what are the “best” books to teach children social skills, so we put together our top staff picks for the best books out there!  The basic gist- we heart Michelle Garcia Winner!

Social Behavior Mapping

By Michelle Garcia Winner

Ages: Useful for any age

The New Social Story Book

By Carol Gray

Ages: Useful for any age

The Incredible Flexible You:

A Social Thinking Curriculum for Early Learners

By Michelle Garcia Winner

Ages: Ages 4-7

Vol. 1

Vol. 2

The Social Skills Picture Book:

Teaching Play, Emotion, and Communication to Children with Autism

By Jed Baker

Ages: Preschool and elementary school

The Incredible 5 Point Scale:

Assisting Students in Understanding Social Interactions and Controlling their Emotional Responses

By Kari Dunn Buron

Ages: Preschool and elementary school

The Hidden Curriculum

and Other Everyday Challenges for Elementary-Age Children with High Functioning Autism

By Haley Morgan Myles

Ages: Elementary

Superflex

A Superhero Social Thinking Curriculum

By Michelle Garcia Winner

Ages: Elementary

Social Skills Training

for Children and Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome and Social-Communication Problems

By Jed Baker

Ages: Children and adolescents

Social Thinking Thinksheets

for Tweens and Teens

By Michelle Garcia Winner

Ages: Middle and High School

The Hidden Curriculum

for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations for Adolescents and Young Adults

By Brenda Smith Myles

Ages: Adolescents and young adults