Speak, Move, Play and Learn with Children on the Autism Spectrum: Activities to Boost Communication Skills, Sensory Integration and Coordination Using Simple Ideas from Speech and Language Pathology and Occupational Therapy

Speak, Move, Play and Learn with Children on the Autism Spectrum: Activities to Boost Communication Skills, Sensory Integration and Coordination Using Simple Ideas from Speech and Language Pathology and Occupational Therapy

by Lois Jean Brady
     
 

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This practical resource is brimming with ideas and guidance for using simple ideas from speech and language pathology and occupational therapy to boost communication, sensory integration, and coordination skills in children on the autism spectrum. Suitable for use in the classroom, at home, and in community settings, it is packed with easy-to-follow, goal-oriented

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This practical resource is brimming with ideas and guidance for using simple ideas from speech and language pathology and occupational therapy to boost communication, sensory integration, and coordination skills in children on the autism spectrum. Suitable for use in the classroom, at home, and in community settings, it is packed with easy-to-follow, goal-oriented activities and lesson plans centering around arts and crafts, music-making, cookery, sensory activities, and skills for daily living. The activities all use materials and objects which are readily available in the home or classroom, and can easily be adapted to suit children of different abilities, including those who are non-verbal.

This book is perfect for teachers, speech and language pathologists, and occupational therapists who need fresh and effective activity ideas for the classroom or therapy room, as well as for parents and other caregivers who want to help their child on the autism spectrum to speak, move, play...and learn!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849058728
Publisher:
Jessica Kingsley Limited
Publication date:
02/15/2012
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Corinda Presley is an Occupational Therapist at the Communication Works Center in Oakland, California.

America X. Gonzalez is a Speech and Language Pathologist Assistant who works in several institutions in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Maciej Zawadzki is an Occupational Therapist, Assistive Technology Specialist, and Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist working at the Spectrum Center schools in Pittsburg and Fairfield, California.

Lois Jean Brady is a Speech and Language Pathologist with 20 years' experience. She currently works as a Speech Pathologist and Assistive Technology Specialist at the Spectrum Center School in Oakland, California.

Lois Jean Brady is a Speech and Language Pathologist with 20 years' experience. She currently works as a Speech Pathologist and Assistive Technology Specialist at the Spectrum Center School in Oakland, California. America X. Gonzalez is a Speech and Language Pathologist Assistant who works in several institutions in the San Francisco Bay Area. Maciej Zawadzki is an Occupational Therapist, Assistive Technology Specialist, and Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist working at the Spectrum Center schools in Pittsburg and Fairfield, California. Corinda Presley is an Occupational Therapist at the Communication Works Center in Oakland, California.

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