Playing, Laughing and Learning With Children on the Autism Spectrum

£14.99

This book is not just a collection of play ideas; it shows how to break down activities into manageable stages, and ways to gain a child’s attention and build on small achievements. Each chapter covers a theme, including music, art, physical activities, playing outdoors, puzzles, turn-taking and using existing toys to create play sequences.

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Playing, Laughing and Learning With Children on the Autism Spectrum.

This book is not just a collection of play ideas; it shows how to break down activities into manageable stages, and ways to gain a child’s attention and build on small achievements. Each chapter covers a theme, including music, art, physical activities, playing outdoors, puzzles, turn-taking and using existing toys to create play sequences.

Praise for the first edition: ‘An approachable and practical edition that will be welcomed by parents and carers alike. I know how hard it can be to find “How to” resources for parents. Well here is a gem.’ – Children, Young People and Families Parents of young children newly diagnosed as on the autism spectrum are often at a loss for ideas about how best to help their child. Playing, Laughing and Learning with Children on the Autism Spectrum is not just a collection of play ideas; it shows how to break down activities into manageable stages, and looks at ways to gain a child’s attention and motivation and to build on small achievements. Each chapter covers a collection of ideas around a theme, including music, art, physical activities, playing outdoors, puzzles, turn-taking and using existing toys to create play sequences. There are also chapters on introducing reading and making the most of television. This updated second edition contains an extensive chapter on how to use the computer, the internet and the digital camera to find and make resources and activities, and suggests many suitable websites to help parents through the internet maze.

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