Playing It Right!
Social Skills Activities for Parents and Teachers of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Including Asperger Syndrome and Autism
Play is important to developing life skills. After all, the social world is very complex, and children with autism spectrum disorder need basic tools to help them succeed in making friends and communicating effectively. Playing It Right! Social Skills Activities for Parents and Teachers of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Including Asperger Syndrome and Autism contains a series of activities designed to help children on the autism spectrum develop basic social skills by focusing on elements of social interaction in a variety of settings - home, preschool, and kindergarten and elementary school. The book is intended for use by parents, teachers, and others working with young children of varying ages. The appendix includes materials such as reward cards, schedules, choice boards, and worksheet templates.
MEET THE AUTHOR
Rachael Bareket lives in Melbourne, Australia, with her husband and son. Her background as an educator prompted her to research and write social skills activities when her son was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at 4 years old. Her book Playing it Right! reflects her family's experiences in coping with a child with autism spectrum disorders.