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Jamie Carter

Dr. Jamie E. Carter is a clinical psychologist with many years of experience in performing assessments for children and adults and providing psychotherapy and consultations. Co-authors of PREP for Social Success: A Guide for Parents of Children with Autism. It is a social skills manual that provides an easy-to-follow, four step program to help your child improve social functioning and emotion management. It is available exclusively through Amazon Kindle at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00WQANRI4. and can be downloaded to a Kindle device, a tablet, or a computer.

5 Ways to Help Your Special Needs Child Transition to Summer

5 Ways to Help Your Special Needs Child Transition to Summer http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-to-help-special-needs-child-transition-to-summer

Welcome back to Social Skills Corner. This month we will give you five excellent ways to help your child transition from school to summer break. We will begin with an example which many parents can relate to: Susan was not looking forward to June because she knew she would need to find something for her […]

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4 Simple Steps to Help Your Child PREP for Social Success

4 Simple Steps to Help Your Child PREP for Social Success

We have been working with families of children with autism for many years.  A common concern among parents is their child’s difficulty with social interaction. This leads to problems at home, school, and in the community.  We saw a need for easy-to-remember method parents could use to help their children improve social functioning.  We found […]

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5 Easy Ways To Help Improve Executive Functioning

Easy Ways to Improve Executive Functioning

Rick walks into his classroom, and he is angry.  He throws his backpack across the classroom while yelling that he is going to “mess up” Jeremy because Jeremy played his music too loudly on the bus.  His classmates look at him with fear in their eyes, and Twyla asks her teacher if Rick is going […]

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5 Simple Ways to Help Your Child with ASD Cope with Crowded Events

5 Simple Ways to Help Your Child with ASD Cope with Crowded Events

Welcome back to Social Skills Corner. For the July issue, we are going to describe ways you can help your child manage crowded events in general and July 4th celebrations, specifically.  We will begin with an example of what can occur if you and your family try to attend large events without adequate preparation. Mary […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Social Skills

5 Things You Need to Know About Social Skills

Welcome to Social Skills Corner.  We have been working with families for many years.  Parents frequently express concerns about their children not having friends or not knowing how to interact with other people either individually or in groups.  We want you to be able to help your child to make friends and improve social interactions […]

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PREP for Social Success: A Guide for Parents of Children with Autism

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Jamie Carter, Ph.D., and Ahna O’Shaughnessy, M.A. have developed a  four-step program to help parents teach their children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)  how to improve social skills and emotion management.  Their book, PREP for Social Success: A Guide for Parents of Children with Autism, is available exclusively through Amazon Kindle. Parents who […]

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