Thriving with Autism: 90 Activities to Encourage Your Child's Communication, Engagement, and Play (Paperback)
Help children with autism strengthen their connections--supportive strategies for ages 1 to 11
To guide your efforts to help your child flourish, this book has 90 playful, evidence-based activities. Thriving with Autism provides an easy, effective toolbox to supplement and support the developmental work parents and caregivers are doing with their children. These solutions are designed for kids with autism from ages 1 to 11. The benefits can last a lifetime.
From building better conversation abilities to strengthening social skills, Thriving with Autism delivers practical, everyday ways to connect, encourage, and play. Featuring exercises like Acts of Friendliness, The Human Burrito, and Emotional Charades, this comprehensive guide encourages your child with autism to boost their communication, engagement, and self-regulation skills.
Thriving with Autism includes:
- Hands-on activities--Make learning fun with lots of lessons that can help kids across the autism spectrum.
- Simple strategies--Tackle these easy, research-driven activities one by one at home.
- Engaging and practical--Find helpful tips and suggestions, as well as full-color illustrations that are sure to inspire and delight you and your child.
Now there's a smart, sensible way to help teach kids with autism necessary skills.
About the Author
Katie Cook, MED, BCBA, has dedicated her career to helping children with autism find success and happiness in their lives. She's passionate about parental education and caregiver involvement-the cornerstones of any successful Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program. She runs a home therapy practice, ABA Services, that's committed to helping kids with autism and their parents.