Autism and appropriate touch : a photocopiable resource for helping children and teens on the autism spectrum understand the complexities of physical interaction

By: Werner James, Abigail.
Contributor(s): Tay, Kaiyee [illustrator].
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015Description: 136 pages : illustrated : 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781849057912 (alk. paper).Subject(s): AUTISM | ADOLESCENTS | BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION | TOUCH | APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR | INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR | SOCIAL INTERACTION | CHILDREN
Contents:
Introduction. - How to use this book. - Part 1: INTRODUCTORY LESSONS. - Lesson One: Understanding traffic signal colours and using them to relate to actions. - Lesson Two: Identifying and listing people according to groups. - Lesson Three: Introduction for the learner to the topic of touch. - Part 2: LEARNING ABOUT TOUCH WITH DIFFERENT PEOPLE-GROUPS. - Lesson Four: Physicians, nurses, medical technicians and emergency helpers. - Lesson Five: Close family members and adult friends who are like family. - Lesson Six: Younger children. - Lesson Seven: Peers. - Lesson Eight: Teachers. - Lesson Nine: More distant family members and adult friends. - Lesson Ten: Community members and strangers. Part 3: FOLLOW-UP DISCUSSIONS. A: Protection from abuse. B: Explanation of urges to touch inappropriately. - C: Touching oneself. - D: Proximity when not touching. - E: Accidental touches.
Summary: "Children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder can find the complicated social rules around touch very difficult, and this can leave them vulnerable. This educational resource provides ready-to-use lessons with photocopiable worksheets to teach about appropriate touch and social boundaries in family, educational, and community settings." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
List(s) this item appears in: Parenting teens. Jun 2016. Aug 2018 CM | Social skills at school. August 2019 | Appropriate touch. June 2019 | Public and private behaviour. Aug 2018 | Teen Life Programme - Session 5 | Secondary Behaviour management (Cat) June 19 | Abuse- personal safety. Feb 2020 | Good touch, bad touch June 2020
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Introduction. - How to use this book. - Part 1: INTRODUCTORY LESSONS. - Lesson One: Understanding traffic signal colours and using them to relate to actions. - Lesson Two: Identifying and listing people according to groups. - Lesson Three: Introduction for the learner to the topic of touch. - Part 2: LEARNING ABOUT TOUCH WITH DIFFERENT PEOPLE-GROUPS. - Lesson Four: Physicians, nurses, medical technicians and emergency helpers. - Lesson Five: Close family members and adult friends who are like family. - Lesson Six: Younger children. - Lesson Seven: Peers. - Lesson Eight: Teachers. - Lesson Nine: More distant family members and adult friends. - Lesson Ten: Community members and strangers. Part 3: FOLLOW-UP DISCUSSIONS. A: Protection from abuse. B: Explanation of urges to touch inappropriately. - C: Touching oneself. - D: Proximity when not touching. - E: Accidental touches.

"Children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder can find the complicated social rules around touch very difficult, and this can leave them vulnerable. This educational resource provides ready-to-use lessons with photocopiable worksheets to teach about appropriate touch and social boundaries in family, educational, and community settings." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

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