Activity Schedules for Children With Autism: Teaching Independent Behavior
Activity schedules--simple, yet revolutionary teaching tools--enable children with autism to accomplish activities with greatly reduced adult supervision.
An activity schedule is a set of pictures or words that cues a child to engage in a sequence of activities. When activity schedules are mastered, children are more self-directed and purposeful in their home, school, and leisure activities--doing puzzles, interacting with classmates, and preparing food with minimal assistance from adults. In this book, parents and professionals will find detailed instructions and examples to help them: Assess a child's readiness to use activity schedulesPrepare a first photographic activity scheduleUnderstand how to use graduated guidance as a teaching toolMonitor progressIntroduce new elements such as choice and use of timersExpand social skillsProgress to written schedules
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Review: Activity Schedules for Children With Autism: Teaching Independent Behavior (Topics in Autism)User Review - Goodreads
I wish I had read this book when my daughters were smaller and not talking very much. It would have been a great help in teaching them to play and work independently. At nearly twelve years old, this ...
Review: Activity Schedules for Children With Autism: Teaching Independent Behavior (Topics in Autism)User Review - Rebekah - Goodreads
This was a great book with clear instructions for how to help your child or student become more independent through the use of a schedule. The book was written in a tone that addressed parents, but as ... Read full review
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Limited preview - 2010
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