Peer Play and the Autism Spectrum The Art of Guiding Children's Socialization and Imagination

ISBN-10: 193128217X
ISBN-13: 9781931282178
Edition: 2003
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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Social Skills Solutions
Publication date: 3/1/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Embracing the Spirit of Play: IPG Conceptual Foundation
Nature of Play and the Autism Spectrum
Autism Spectrum Disorders in a Nutshell
Developmental Play Patterns and Variations
Peer Cultural Influences on Children's Play
Making Play a Priority
What Is Play?
Play's Prominent Role in Childhood
The Art of Guiding Peer Play
Essential Features of the IPG Model
Setting the Stage for Play: IPG Program and Environmental Design
Planning Integrated Play Groups
Deciding if Integrated Play Groups Are Appropriate for a Child
Initiating the Process
Formulating an Integrated Play Groups Action Plan
Team Planning
Designating Roles and Responsibilities
Other Planning Issues
Gathering and Preparing the Players
Group Composition
Choosing Compatible Players
Recruiting the Players
Autism--Diversity Awareness
Play Group Orientation
Preparing the Play Setting
Choosing a Suitable Venue
Designing Play Areas
Selecting Play Materials
Suggested Play Materials
Structuring the Play Session
Establishing a Schedule
Play Group Rules
Opening and Closing Rituals
Fostering a Group Identity
Phase II Hands-On Activities--Tools and Field Exercises
Design Tools
IPG Action Plan
IPG Program and Environmental Design Evaluation
Field Exercises 1-9
Observing Children at Play: IPG Assessment
Conducting Quality Assessments
Key Elements of the IPG Assessment Approach
IPG Observation Framework
IPG Assessments
Phase III Hands-On Activities--Tools and Field Exercises
Assessment Tools
Play Questionnaire
Play Preference Inventory
IPG Observation
Profile of Individual Play Development
Record of Monthly Progress in IPG
Integrated Play Groups Summative Report
Field Exercises 10-11
Guided Participation in Play: IPG Intervention
Monitoring Play Initiations
Stepping into the Role of Play Guide
Recognizing Play Initiations
Interpreting Play Initiations
Responding to Play Initiations
Scaffolding Play
Maximum Support--Directing and Modeling
Intermediate Support--Verbal and Visual Cueing
Minimum Support--Standing By
Social-Communication Guidance
Social-Communication Cues
Selecting Relevant Cues
Customizing Visual Cue Cards and Posters
Introducing Social-Communication Cues
Reinforcing Social-Communication Cues
Play Guidance
Parallel Play
Joint Focus
Joint Action
Role Enactment
Case Illustrations of Children at Play
Luna's Play
Max's Play
Paulo's Play
Phase IV Hands-On Activities--Tools and Field Exercises
Intervention Tools
Guided Participation Evaluation
Self-Reflection Log for IPG Guides
Field Exercises 12-14
Autism Institute on Peer Relations and Play--Center for Integrated Play Groups
Efficacy of the Integrated Play Groups Model: Research Highlights

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