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Playing, Laughing and Learning with Children on the Autism Spectrum

Playing, Laughing and Learning with Children on the Autism Spectrum

A Practical Resource of Play Ideas for Parents and Carers

2nd edition

Julia Moor

Paperback: £14.99 / $22.95

2008, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-608-1, BIC 2: JM JNS VFXC

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Introduction. 1. Why is Playing So Important? 2. Early Playing Skills: Gaining Attention and Sharing Space. 3. Structured Play. 4. Your Computer as a Valuable Resource. 5. Toys, Toys, Toys. 6. Table-top Games and Puzzles. 7. Music. 8. Turn-taking in Play. 9. Physical games and activities. 10. Outdoor play. 11. Water play. 12. Television potential. 13. Being Creative - Art and Craft. 14. Creating Imaginative Play Sequences. 15. Introducing Books and Reading. 16. Problems, Frustrations, Tantrums - Making Play Enjoyable. Bibliography. Therapeutic Options/Organisations. Recommended Reading. Websites for Articles Written by Adults With Autism. Toys and Suppliers. Picture Prompts to Copy and Use. Index.

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