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Author O'Toole, Jennifer Cook.
Title The asperkid's game plan : extraordinary minds, purposeful play ... ordinary stuff / Jennifer Cook O'Toole.
Pub Info London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014.
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 South Yarmouth-Children's  PARENT 371.9 OTO     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  PARENTS 371.9 O'Toole     AVAILABLE
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Descript 247 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm.
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 247).
Contents Chapter 1: Colored rice, three dimensions and see-through eggshells: The foundational role of sensory work ; Anxiety management, logical (non-reactive) thinking, effective communication and flexible problem-solving -- Chapter 2: Human knots and cake: What it means to be part of a team ; Teamwork, colalboration and negotiation of roles -- Chapter 3: How much "matter" can you stuff in there?: Personal priorities, meet your team ; Perspective-taking and impulsivity -- Chapter 4: The forest, the trees and the sum of the parts ; Part-to-whole relationship, inclusion and perception versus fact -- Chapter 5: Illusions, spy games and triangles: The (continued possibility of more than one truth ; Cognitive flexibility, listening skills and theory of mind -- Chapter 6: Paint chip emotions: Helping your asperkid "see" a rainbow of feelings ; Absolutism, emotional awareness and emotional vocabulary -- Chapter 7: Cracking, poking and popping: Breaking through rigidity and letting wonder in ; Resistance to change, reciprocity and flexible thinking.
Summary Examines the learning style of children with [Asperger's] syndrome and explains how to introduce structured play that engages Asperkids and explicitly addresses ASD weaknesses while exploiting ASD strengths.
Subject Children with autism spectrum disorders -- Education.
Play therapy.
Alt Title Asperkid's gameplan
ISBN 9781849059596 (hbk.)
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