Giggle Time - Establishing the Social Connection

Giggle Time - Establishing the Social Connection

by Susan Aud Sonders, Martin Sonders
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1843107163

ISBN-13: 9781843107163

Pub. Date: 11/30/2002

Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers

Giggle Time is a step-by-step program for parents, teachers and other professionals to help develop the non-verbal, verbal and social reciprocity skills of children with autism. It describes in accessible detail how to communicate with children with autism and gives clear instructions on "how to" techniques for developing language skills. Specifically addressing

Overview

Giggle Time is a step-by-step program for parents, teachers and other professionals to help develop the non-verbal, verbal and social reciprocity skills of children with autism. It describes in accessible detail how to communicate with children with autism and gives clear instructions on "how to" techniques for developing language skills. Specifically addressing developmental delays, Giggle Time helps to lay the necessary framework for future language growth by turning the actions the child initiates into interactions with meaning. This is a user-friendly guide, packed full of fun and child-centered exercises that can be carried out at home or in the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843107163
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
11/30/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
221
Sales rank:
1,071,312
Product dimensions:
6.82(w) x 9.76(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword by Andrew Gunsberg. Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. Developing a Turn-Taking Sequence. 2. Developing Staying Power. 3. Expecting More. 4. Encouraging Initiation. 5. Verbal Play: Pre-Conversational Speech. Epilogue. References.

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