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Socially Curious and Curiously Social: A Social Thinking Guidebook for Bright Teens and Young Adults
Michelle Garcia Winner
North River Press
This anime-illustrated guidebook is written for teens and young adults to learn how the social mind is expected to work in order to effectively relate to others at school, at work, in the community and even at home. Since there is relatively little information on how to talk about social information, this book redefines what it means to be social and it is likely not what you think! The book is written in the language of teens as a get real ...
Socially Strong, Emotionally Secure: 50 Activities to Promote Resilience in Young Children
Now more than ever, adults must help children develop the skills necessary to navigate successfully through life. By focusing on building social and emotional strength, adults increase children's resilience and prepare them to handle the challenges in life. The strategies and activities in Socially Strong, Emotionally Secure provide teachers with the tools they need to help children become socially and emotionally healthy for life. Organized ...
Socially Awkward: A Novel
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Have you ever wanted to be someone else? Did you ever try? Jennifer Smith spends most of her time wishing she had a more exciting name, lived a more exciting life, or that she could just become someone else for a while. With her sister Claire's help, Jennifer channels her life's desires into the perfect graduate research program: a fake Facebook identity that allows her to "study" the world's reaction to perceived beauty. Making up a new name, ...
The Science of Making Friends, (w/DVD): Helping Socially Challenged Teens and Young Adults
The groundbreaking book that puts the focus on teens and young adults with social challenges This book offers parents a step-by-step guide to making and keeping friends for teens and young adults with social challenges—such as those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, bipolar, or other conditions. With the book’s concrete rules and steps of social etiquette, parents will be able to assist in improving conversational skills, ...
SOCIALLY SMART IN 60 SECONDS: Etiquette Do's and Dont's for Personal and Professional Success
Pegues Deborah Smith
Harvest House Pub
Book annotation not available for this title. Title: Socially Smart in 60 Seconds Author: Pegues, Deborah Smith Publisher: Harvest House Pub Publication Date: 2009/01/15 Number of Pages: 153 Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress: 2008020281
Education for Socially Engaged Art: A Materials and Techniques Handbook (French Edition)
Jorge Pinto Books Inc.
"For too long Social Practice has been the notoriously flimsy flipside of market-based contemporary art: a world of hand-wringing practitioners easily satisfied with the feeling of 'doing good' in a community, and unaware that their quasi-activist, anti-formalist positions in fact have a long artistic heritage and can be critically dissected using the tools of art and theatre history. Helguera's spunky primer promises to offer a much-needed ...
Socially ADDept: Teaching Social Skills to Children with ADHD, LD, and Asperger's
Janet Z. Giler
Decodes the often confusing rules of social behavior for all children Socially ADDept helps educators and parents teach the hidden rules of social behavior to children with limited social skills, notably those with special needs like ADHD, learning disabilities, Asperger's and high-functioning autism, Tourette Syndrome, and nonverbal learning disabilities. The author provides all the information parents and professionals need to know to ...
Socially Responsible Investing Made Easy 2015: A Practical Guide for the socially conscious investor
Socially Responsible Investments provide you with the chance to vote with your investments and influence our world. Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) is a rapidly growing area of investment. It is outpacing the overall rate of general investment growth. SRI allows investors the ability to have investments in line with their values. It provides another tool to address important issues. SRI provides a way to support organizations and ...
Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate: A User Guide to an Asperger Life
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014
Cynthia Kim explores all the quirkyness of living with Asperger Syndrome (ASD) in this accessible, witty and honest guide looking from an insider perspective at some of the most challenging and intractable aspects of being autistic. Her own life presents many rich examples. From being labelled nerdy and shy as an undiagnosed child to redefining herself when diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome as an adult, she describes how her perspective shifted ...
Socially Savvy: An Assessment and Curriculum Guide for Young Children
James T. Ellis
Socially Savvy helps educators and parents break down broad areas of social functioning into concrete skills. The checklist pinpoints a child's specific strengths and challenges which in turn makes it possible to prioritize the skills most in need of intervention, develop strategies to address them, and track the effectiveness of those strategies. This manual includes targeted, play-based activities that foster the development of social skills ...
Just Design: Socially Conscious Design for Critical Causes
For many, doing good work that also does good in the world is part of the ethos of design practice. Just Design celebrates and explores this increasingly critical aspect of design by showcasing a diverse collection of inspiring projects, people and causes. Look inside to explore more than 140 exceptional design solutions from many of the world's leading designers and discover new work from emerging voices. Dig deeper by reading the story ...
Socially Curious and Curiously Social
Michelle Garcia Winner
Written for teens and young adults to read themselves about how the social mind is expected to work in order to effectively relate to others at school, at work, in the community and even at home. Since there is relatively little information on how to talk about social information, this book redefines what it means to "be social" and it is likely not what you were thinking! This book is a "get real" discussion about what really goes on inside ...
The Humanitarian Leader in Each of Us: 7 Choices That Shape a Socially Responsible Life
Frank M. J. LaFasto
SAGE Publications, Inc
Social problems in our global community are complex and seem intractable. Most of us would like to help, but don’t feel that as individuals we can make a difference. But a particular type of person confronts such problems head on—a person that best-selling authors Frank LaFasto and Carl Larson call the humanitarian leader . Based on their groundbreaking research, LaFasto and Larson trace an inner path of seven critical choices. The path ...
Education for Socially Engaged Art
Jorge Pinto Books Inc., 2012
“For too long Social Practice has been the notoriously flimsy flipside of market-based contemporary art: a world of hand-wringing practitioners easily satisfied with the feeling of ‘doing good’ in a community, and unaware that their quasi-activist, anti-formalist positions in fact have a long artistic heritage and can be critically dissected using the tools of art and theatre history. Helguera’s spunky primer promises to offer a ...
Emotionally Intelligent Parenting: How to Raise a Self-Disciplined, Responsible, Socially Skilled Child
Maurice J. Elias Ph.D.
Steven E. Tobias Psy.D.
Have you, as a parent, ever found yourself treating your children in a way you would never tolerate from someone else? The authors of Emotionally Intelligent Parenting call for a new Golden Rule: Do unto your children as you would have other people do unto your children. And most important, they show us how to live by it. Based upon extensive research, firsthand experience, and case studies, Emotionally Intelligent Parenting breaks the mold of ...
Socially Accepted: A Self-Help Book for the Socially Awkward
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Socially Accepted is a book uniquely written for those who struggle in the art of being social. Being Socially Accepted is based on the idea of presence -- to be able to walk confidently to any man or woman -- and instantly build rapport through the creation of a meaningful connection. Capitalizing on the power of Being Socially Accepted can lead to many great opportunities ---- such as new friends, lovers, job ...
The Design of Dissent: Socially and Politically Driven Graphics
Dissent is an essential part of keeping democratic societies healthy, and our ability as citizens to voice our opinion is not only our privilege but our responsibility. Without this dialogue, the backbone of what we have fought so desperately for could easily crumble. Over the past several decades, we have seen the number of democratic societies around the globe increase, and during the past ten years, there has been a heightened awareness of ...
The Socially Savvy Advisor + Website: Compliant Social Media for the Financial Industry (Wiley Finance)
The social media marketing bible for the financial industry The Socially Savvy Advisor: Compliant Social Media for the Financial Industry is the complete guide to creating an effective social media strategy without breaking the big rules. Written by an industry specialist Jennifer Openshaw, alongside Stuart Fross, Fidelity International's former general counsel, and Amy McIlwain, president of Financial Social Media, this book merges ...
Socially Responsible Investing For Dummies
Ann C. Logue
Generate a good return as well as goodwill with this guide to ethical investments Want to make money while you make a difference in the world? Socially Responsible Investing For Dummies , a 2010 Green Book Festival award winner, is as practical, hands-on guide to smart social investing that shows you how to maximize your profits while remaining true to your values. You get expert advice in targeting an issue you're passionate about, ...
Just Ask Joy: How to Be Socially Savvy in All Situations
Book by Weaver, Joy
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