101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger's and Sensory Proces 9780071623360

101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger's and Sensory Proces 9780071623360
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Dozens of delightful, therapeutic games forkids with autism and sensory spectrumdisordersdesigned by a pediatricspecialist in the field Designed by an expert, these playful games and activitiesare specifically developed to help children withautism and sensory disorders. Fun for all ages and allends of the spectrum, these games will help stimulate,engage, and improve the child's motor functions, socialskills, and cognitive development. The book includesoutdoor adventures for the whole family, indoor activitiesfor one-on-one fun, bouncing games for babies, andtherapeutic ways to play with Legos, Lincoln Logs, andother toys. All the activities will help children reachtheir developmental goals, including making eye-contact,staying focused, and interacting with othershugeconcerns for parents and teachers of these children. LEARNING THROUGH PLAY One of the best ways for children with autism, Asperger's, and sensory processing disorders to learn is through play. Children improve their motor skills, language skills, and social skills by moving their bodies and interacting with their environment. Yet the biggest challenges parents, teachers, and loved ones face with children on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing disorders is how to successfully engage them in play. Pediatric occupational therapist Tara Delaney provides the answer. In 101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger's, and Sensory Processing Disorders,she shows you how to teach your children by moving their bodies through play. These interactive games are quick to learn but will provide hours of fun and learning for your child. And many of the games can be played indoors or outdoors, so your child can enjoy them at home, outside, or on field trips. More than one hundred games that help your child: make eye-contact, stay focused, and strengthen his or her motor skills associate words with objects and improve language and numerical skills learn how to interact with others, how to take turns, and other social skills needed for attending preschool and school Learning Through Play Learning Through Play For children with autism, Asperger's, and sensory processing disorders, one of the best ways to learn is through play. Moving their bodies and interacting with others and their environment improves these children's motor, language, and social skills. Yet the biggest challenge parents, teachers, and loved ones face with children on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing disorders is how to successfully engage them in play. In 101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger's, and Sensory Processing Disorders, pediatric occupational therapist Tara Delaney shows you how to teach your children and enhance their development through playtime activities. The interactive games presented in this guide are easy to learn and will provide hours of fun and stimulation for your child. Plus many of these games can be played indoors or outdoors, so your child can enjoy them at home, outside, or on field trips. More than one hundred games that help your child: Make eye contact, stay focused, and strengthen his or her motor skills Associate words with objects and improve language and numerical skills Learn social skills needed for attending preschool and school, including how to interact with others and taking turns Book jacket.
Product Identifiers
ISBN-10 0071623361
ISBN-13 9780071623360
eBay Product ID (ePID) 71705486
Key Details
Author Tara Delaney
Number Of Pages 240 pages
Format Paperback
Publication Date 2009-08-05
Language English
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Year 2009
Additional Details
Copyright Date 2009
Illustrated Yes
Dimensions
Weight 10.3 Oz
Height 0.5 In.
Width 6 In.
Length 9 In.
Target Audience
Group Trade
Classification Method
LCCN 2009-009924
LC Classification Number RJ506.A9D442 2010
Dewey Decimal 618.92/858832
Dewey Edition 22
Table Of Content
Chapter 1: The Importance of Play Chapter 2: The How of Engagement Chapter 3: Games to Improve Sensory Development Chapter 4: Games to Improve Gross Motor Skills Chapter 5: Games to Improve Fine Motor Skills Chapter 6: Games to Improve Language Engagement Chapter 7: Games to Improve Learning Behaviors Chapter 8: Games to Improve Social Sense Chapter 9: Games to Help Your Child Get Ready for School Chapter 10: Adapting Brand Name Games

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