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Simple low-cost games and activities for sensorimotor learning : a sourcebook of ideas for young children including those with autism, ADHD, sensory processing disorder and other learning differences

By: Kurtz, Lisa A.
Publisher: London Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014Description: 176 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781849059770.Subject(s): AUTISM | ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER | SENSORY DISORDERS | LEARNING DIFFICULTIES | CHILD DEVELOPMENT | PLAY | MOTOR SKILLS | SENSORY SKILLS | VISUAL SKILLS | CHILDREN
Contents:
Preface 1. Introduction - The Importance of Play 2. Promoting Gross Motor Skills 3. Promoting Fine Motor Skills 4. Promoting Visual Skills 5. Promoting Sensory Skills Appendices
Summary: "This practical sourcebook is packed full of fun, low-cost games and activities that encourage the development of motor skills, coordination and sensory tolerance in young children. Using materials that are readily-available in most households or that can be purchased or homemade at a very low cost, these games and activities are appropriate for all children, including those with autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and other learning challenges. The book includes clear descriptions of how to carry out each activity, helpful illustrations, and ways to adapt activities according to the child's individual needs. In addition, a comprehensive reference guide to the activities enables easy searching for games suited to the development of particular skills. This sourcebook is the key to easy-to-understand, low-cost, and effective games and activities that will support the development of sensorimotor skills. It is a useful tool for parents, carers, therapists, and teachers of children with or without special needs." -PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
List(s) this item appears in: Sensory disorders April 2017 CM | Sensory activities. Feb 2019 | Activities for youth. May 2019
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Preface
1. Introduction - The Importance of Play
2. Promoting Gross Motor Skills
3. Promoting Fine Motor Skills
4. Promoting Visual Skills
5. Promoting Sensory Skills
Appendices

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"This practical sourcebook is packed full of fun, low-cost games and activities that encourage the development of motor skills, coordination and sensory tolerance in young children. Using materials that are readily-available in most households or that can be purchased or homemade at a very low cost, these games and activities are appropriate for all children, including those with autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and other learning challenges. The book includes clear descriptions of how to carry out each activity, helpful illustrations, and ways to adapt activities according to the child's individual needs. In addition, a comprehensive reference guide to the activities enables easy searching for games suited to the development of particular skills. This sourcebook is the key to easy-to-understand, low-cost, and effective games and activities that will support the development of sensorimotor skills. It is a useful tool for parents, carers, therapists, and teachers of children with or without special needs." -PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

Patron comment on 29/10/2015

So good I'm buying my own copy!

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