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Play and friendship in inclusive autism education : supporting learning and development / Carmel Conn.

By: Conn, Carmel.
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2016Description: xii, 124 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138842137.Subject(s): AUTISM | CHILDREN | PLAY | FRIENDSHIPS | INCLUSIVE EDUCATION
Contents:
1. What is play? - 2. Playfulness and children's perspectives on play and friendship. - 3. Autism and play. - 4. Autistic perspectives on play and friendship. - 5. Developing inclusive contexts for play and friendship.
Summary: "Taking an innovative approach to autism and play, this practical text focuses on the particular form play and friendship takes for children with autism and their peers. Autistic children have clear preferences for play, with sensory-perceptual experience remaining a strong feature as they develop. Play and Friendship in Inclusive Autism Education offers a framework for supporting children’s development through play, with step-by-step guidance on how to facilitate the playful engagement of children with autism. Up to date research findings and relevant theoretical ideas are presented in an accessible and practical way, highlighting what theory means to ordinary practice in schools, whilst focusing on practical knowledge in autism education." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
List(s) this item appears in: Inclusive education. August 2017
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-122) and index.

1. What is play? - 2. Playfulness and children's perspectives on play and friendship. - 3. Autism and play. - 4. Autistic perspectives on play and friendship. - 5. Developing inclusive contexts for play and friendship.

"Taking an innovative approach to autism and play, this practical text focuses on the particular form play and friendship takes for children with autism and their peers. Autistic children have clear preferences for play, with sensory-perceptual experience remaining a strong feature as they develop. Play and Friendship in Inclusive Autism Education offers a framework for supporting children’s development through play, with step-by-step guidance on how to facilitate the playful engagement of children with autism. Up to date research findings and relevant theoretical ideas are presented in an accessible and practical way, highlighting what theory means to ordinary practice in schools, whilst focusing on practical knowledge in autism education." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

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