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Kirt Manecke

Kirt Manecke is an award-winning author. His book Smile & Succeed for Teens: Must-Know People Skills for Today’s Wired World is a crash course in social skills and job skills to ensure teens succeed. Teens learn to smile, make eye contact, shake hands, say hello, engage in conversation, interview and get a job, volunteer effectively, and more. For job skills training for adults with autism, Kirt’s book Smile: Sell More with Amazing Customer Service is a crash course in customer service, people skills and sales. Contact Kirt at Kirt@SmiletheBook.com. Learn more at www.facebook.com/SmileandSucceedforTeens and www.SmiletheBook.com.

Top 5 Social Skills Tips for Teens with Special Needs

Top 5 Social Skills Tips for Teens with Special Needs

Social skills are especially difficult for teens on the autism spectrum, but many of these skills can be learned, and with practice, can become habit.  Social skills are critical in order to make friends, get a job, and to live a fulfilling life.  Research from Harvard University says social skills are the top factor for […]

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