Raise Your Child's Social IQ: Stepping Stones to People Skills for Kids

Parents, this book offers direct, sense-making, step-by-step exercises that parents can do with their children to increase their social skills and awareness. Based on the highly successful social skills training groups that have been directed by Cathi Cohen for many years, Raise Your Child's Social I.Q. provides parents with the structure to work on skills at home—how to join a group, how to choose friends, how to notice what people around you are feeling, how to handle angry feelings and much, much more.

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By Michelle (The United States) · ★★★★☆ · April 26, 2010
As I started reading this book, I had the consistent response of 'duh'. However, as a trained psychologist I had to realize that 90% of this book is exactly what I teach and encourage my patients to do. Therefore, I re-examined my perspective of this book and realized that if someone did not have... ...more
By Leslie (Mount Juliet, TN) · ★★☆☆☆ · September 30, 2013
Yes these are good tips but it seems to be geared more toward "neurotypical" kids, and younger kids. Didn't find much helpful here for my 13-year old Queen of Aspergers. I may go back and refer to the "how to recognize and deal with bullies" sections, though. ...more
By Tara (Cherry Hill, NJ) · ★★★★★ · April 09, 2009
really good helpful ideas in this book, a great program.
I'd like to try one of the classes. ...more