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Body talk : teaching students with disabilities about body language

By: Crissey, Pat.
Publisher: Bethesda, MD, Woodbine House : 2013Description: 217p. : ill. ; 28 cm. +CD-ROM.ISBN: 9781606131756.Subject(s): DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES | ADOLESCENTS | NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION | BODY LANGUAGE | EMOTIONS | FACIAL EXPRESSION | POSTURE | APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR | TOUCH | CHILDREN
Contents:
Understanding emotions|Facial expressions|Posture|Body orientation and eye gaze|Personal space and touching|Gestures|Putting it all together|Activity pages
Summary: "Children and teens with autism and other developmental disabilities can be taught the language of non-verbal communication with the practical strategies developed by veteran special education teacher Pat Crissey. Over 100 activities break down elements of body language into teachable components. Through role playing, games, art activities, watching video clips, and using worksheets, quizzes, and charts, she shows busy educators, speech-language pathologists, and parents how to teach body language: Facial expressions; Posture; Body orientation; Eye gaze; Personal space; Touching; Gestures. Choose from a range of scenarios to demonstrate to students such subtleties as knowing when a conversation is ending, what excitement looks like, or how to acknowledge someone with raised eyebrows. The companion CD-ROM includes many of the activities for printing out and using in the classroom or to practice at home." - BOOK JACKET
List(s) this item appears in: Non-verbal comunication Jan 2018 | Body Language March 2019
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Understanding emotions|Facial expressions|Posture|Body orientation and eye gaze|Personal space and touching|Gestures|Putting it all together|Activity pages

"Children and teens with autism and other developmental disabilities can be taught the language of non-verbal communication with the practical strategies developed by veteran special education teacher Pat Crissey. Over 100 activities break down elements of body language into teachable components. Through role playing, games, art activities, watching video clips, and using worksheets, quizzes, and charts, she shows busy educators, speech-language pathologists, and parents how to teach body language: Facial expressions; Posture; Body orientation; Eye gaze; Personal space; Touching; Gestures. Choose from a range of scenarios to demonstrate to students such subtleties as knowing when a conversation is ending, what excitement looks like, or how to acknowledge someone with raised eyebrows. The companion CD-ROM includes many of the activities for printing out and using in the classroom or to practice at home." - BOOK JACKET

Patron comment on 02/06/2015

Great to complement a social skills group working on self awareness and body language.

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