A Social Skills Approach for Children & Adolescents. An excellent source of practical ideas that form the basis for programs of intervention for children with autism. The content is primarily aimed at those working with children who have normal, or near normal, cognitive abilities. Offers children with autism an accessible route to a social skills program. This approach to remediation appreciates that a disorder affecting social functioning should be remediated by focusing on this area. The authors are speech & language therapists who work both in the community and in educational settings.