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Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs, 2nd Edition This book offers teachers and parents a unique collection of more than 200 worksheets to help adolescents with special needs build the life skills they need to achieve independence and succeed in everyday life. Not every tip in this guide is helpful, but there are enough gems for it to be well worth your time. They simply lack the social skills needed to perform the most basic cooperative tasks.

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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (November 4, 2012)

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