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Developing Leisure Time Skills for Persons with Autism Structured Playtime Activities with Valuable Support Strategies for Adults

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ISBN-10: 1935274554

ISBN-13: 9781935274551

Edition: N/A

Authors: Phyllis Coyne, Colleen Nyberg, Mary Lou Vandenburg

List price: $29.95
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Make free time fun for kids with ASD! Free time should be part of the day that all kids look forward to. But for many children on the autism spectrum, it can be a painfully unstructured part of the day that causes anxiety and fear. This book provides comprehensive, structured strategies to help adults introduce meaningful activities to ASD children, which they can practice at school or at home. The first half of the book provides forms and charts that will help adults assess the child's sensory needs, select age-appropriate activities, and then determine level of interest in specific activities. The second half provides numerous "Activity Cards" for going to the park, playing games,…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Publisher: Future Horizons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

The authors have each worked in the field of autism for over twenty years. This experience, along with backgrounds in therapeutic recreation, special education, general education, and psychology, provide the foundation for the development of the concepts and approaches presented in Developing Leisure Time Skills for Persons with Autism. Phyllis Coyne, MS, has been an autism consultant to school districts for over twenty years. She is the co-author of three books on autism spectrum disorders. During this time, she has trained and consulted with thousands of staff and parents in effective techniques for supporting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Previous to being an Autism…    

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