Autism and Appropriate Touch : A Photocopiable Resource for Helping Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum Understand the Complexities of Physical Interaction.
Contributor(s): Tay, Kaiyee.Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015Copyright date: 2015Description: 1 online resource (138 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781784500610.Subject(s): AUTISM | CHILDREN | ADOLESCENTS | BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION | TOUCH | APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR | SOCIAL INTERACTIONGenre/Form: Electronic books.Online resources: Click to View
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How to Use This Book -- Introduction -- Part 1 -- Lesson One: Understanding Traffic-Signal Colors 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 -- 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 Discussion A -- Protection from Abuse -- Follow-Up Discussion B -- Explanation of Urges to Touch Inappropriately -- Follow-Up Discussion C -- Touching Oneself -- Follow-Up Discussion D -- Proximity when Not Touching -- Follow-Up Discussion E -- Accidental Touches -- References.
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.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.