A treasure of practical, playful and engaging activities for kids on the spectrum
The Autism Activities Handbook offers strategies and ideas to enrich the lives of children through meaningful activity.
More than 30 games and activities help the child on the spectrum:
- follow directions, stay focused, and strengthen motor skills;
- interact with peers and develop social skills needed for playdates;
- build vocabulary, expand communication, and answer questions.
Features illustrations by an artist on the autism spectrum.
"Another in the long line of books I wish I had at my disposal when my daughter was growing up!"
-Hackie Reitman, MD, neurodiversity advocate, author of Aspertools and father of a young woman on the spectrum.
"Ms Pascuas has her finger on the pulse of the autism community, and she has used that knowledge to create a book that should be on the bookshelf of every classroom and therapy room."
-Dr Linda Barboa, founder, Stars for Autism, Inc.
"Professionals and parents will love having this resource of thoughtful interventions to address the needs of this very special population."
-Dr Robert Jason Grant, author and creator of AutPlay® Therapy
About the Author
Catherine Pascuas is an autism specialist, special educator, and writer. She has given presentations and seminars worldwide and has worked with families and professionals. She hosts The Autism Show podcast. She spends most of her time in Vancouver, Canada.