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Author Donahue, Karin, author.
Title Right from the start : a practical guide for helping young children with autism / Karin Donahue, Kate Crassons.
Pub Info Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, an imprint of The Rowan & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2020]
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J PARENT 371.94 DON     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J PARENT TEACHER J 371.94 Don     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Adult  HW Children's Health DON     AVAILABLE
Descript xxviii, 171 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-169).
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: An exceptional child, an unexceptional story: A parent's perspective on the preschool years -- Part I: Self-regulation: The key to making it through the day ; The case for self-regulation ; Why do autistic children have difficulty self-regulating? -- Part II: Setting children up for success ; Adjust learning experiences and the environment ; Emphasize structure and consistency: The autistic child needs to know "What are we doing?" ; Foster collaboration and emotional awareness -- Part III: Social skills ; Autistic children and social skills challenges ; Teaching social thinking ; Teaching conversational skills ; Building social confidence across settings -- Part IV: Encouraging imaginative play ; When playtime isn't all that fun ; Teaching play and building imagination ; Facilitating play with peers ; Maintaining play and coping with resistance -- Part V: Making sense of the senses ; The eight senses ; Signs and symptoms of sensory processing challenges in children ; Dominant classes of sensory processing disorder: Profiles and strategies ; General approach to managing sensory processing disorder -- Conclusion: A new lens of understanding.
Summary This book is a comprehensive yet accessible resource explaining the best practices for teaching young children with autism, especially in its milder forms. It offers practical, easy-to-use strategies for building social and emotional skills-strategies that enrich the learning environment for neurotypical children as well.
Subject Autistic children -- Education (Elementary)
Autism spectrum disorders in children.
Special education.
Autistic children -- Behavior modification.
Emotional intelligence -- Children.
Social interaction -- Children.
Sensory integration dysfunction in children.
Add Author Crassons, Kate, author.
Alt Title Practical guide for helping young children with autism
Related To ebook version : 9781475844412
ISBN 1475844409
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