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Autism, play and social interaction

By: Gammeltoft, Lone.
Contributor(s): Nordenhof, Sollok.
Publisher: London JKP 2007Edition: 1st.Description: 64 p. : ill. (colour) ; 26 cm.ISBN: 1843105209.Subject(s): AUTISM | SOCIAL INTERACTION | PLAY | PLAY SCHEMESSummary: Explains how to set up suitably structured play environments, games schedules and play routines, and how to use visual aids and other props to facilitate co-operative play and interaction. Adapts common children's games to accommodate children with autism spectrum disorders and range from simple interaction, such as 'putting-in' and 'give and take', to more complex games like 'hide and seek', 'sound-lotto' and 'spin the bottle', as well as games that teach social behaviour, such as exchanging toys and engaging with other children for play opportunities.
List(s) this item appears in: Games to teach social skills. Jan 2019
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Explains how to set up suitably structured play environments, games schedules and play routines, and how to use visual aids and other props to facilitate co-operative play and interaction. Adapts common children's games to accommodate children with autism spectrum disorders and range from simple interaction, such as 'putting-in' and 'give and take', to more complex games like 'hide and seek', 'sound-lotto' and 'spin the bottle', as well as games that teach social behaviour, such as exchanging toys and engaging with other children for play opportunities.

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Would be useful in a school or somewhere with a few children on the autistic spectrum. Good ideas, some we have tried, needs quite a bit of preparation to set up and get materials for the games.

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