Motivate to Communicate!

Motivate to Communicate!

300 Games and Activities for your Child With Autism

Book - 2010
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Jessica Kingsley Pub
This practical resource is brimming with exciting ideas and guidance for motivating children with autism and other communication difficulties. The clear, user-friendly format enables quick access to over 300 practical, fun-filled games and activities for developing your child's communication skills.
This practical resource is brimming with exciting ideas and guidance for motivating children with autism and other communication difficulties. The clear, user-friendly format enables quick access to over 300 practical, fun-filled games and activities for developing your child's communication skills. The book suggests creative ways to use everyday toys and objects. For example, if your child likes to pop bubbles, perhaps he would also enjoy counting bubbles, catching bubbles on a wand, stomping them with his feet or even playing bubble volleyball! The innovative ideas in this book have been developed over 40 years of clinical and educational experience, and are designed to be fun for both the adult and the child. All resources mentioned in this book are readily available and can be used to advance communication skills at all levels, from reaching out for an item, to extending verbal communication.Motivate to Communicate! is perfect for supporting parents, care-givers and professionals in motivating and developing the communication skills of children on the autism spectrum.

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Griffin, a speech and language therapist, and Sandler, a specialist teacher who has designed toys for children with special needs, presents 300 simple ideas for developing communication skills with children with autism and other communication difficulties, for use by parents, care-givers, and other professionals. Most of the activities use everyday toys and household objects, and are designed to be fun for both adults and children The activities are grouped in sections on food games and cooking ideas, party toys such as balloons and light-up toys, social games such as movement and singing, outdoor games, and educational games and books. The book also provides record sheets, and lists of organizations, web sites for buying toys online, sites for more ideas. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, c2010
Description: 206 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781849050418
Branch Call Number: 618.928588 Gri
Additional Contributors: Sandler, Dianne

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