"Early Intervention Games: Fun, Joyful Ways to Develop Social and Motor Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum or Sensory Processing Disorders" is a resource of fun games for parents or teachers to help young children learn social and motor skills.
Barbara Sher, an expert occupational therapist and teacher, has written a handy resource filled with games to play with young children who have Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other sensory processing disorders (SPD).
The games are designed to help children feel comfortable in social situations and teach other basic lessons including beginning and end, spatial relationships, hand-eye coordination and more.
Games can also be used in regular classrooms to encourage inclusion.
This book provides a collection of fun, simple games that can improve the lives of children with ASD or other SPDs. Games can be played by parents or teachers and with individual children or groups and are designed to make children more comfortable in social situations and to develop motor and language skills.
All the games are easy-to-do, utilising common, inexpensive materials and include several variations and modifications.Features Games that assist with:
* Encouraging movement and thinking
* Improving motor and social skills
* Enhancing language and math skills
* Fostering parent-child interaction
* Building on children's love of fantasy, action, and rhythm