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Lesson Ideas and Activities for Young Children with Autism and Related Special Needs: Activities, Apps & Lessons for Joint Attention, Imitation, Play, Social Skills & More.
This book is gives over 100 starting points and beginning places for creating meaningful activities for pre-school and elementary-aged students with autism and related special needs. The themes addressed in the book are :
Colors, Numbers and Shapes,
Fall (Sub-theme: All About Me),
Winter (Sub-theme: Winter Holidays),
Spring, Summer (Sub-theme: Camping and Going to the Zoo),
Each chapter has a list of activities that address some of the skills that are sometimes the most challenging for some individuals with autism. Each theme's unit provides activity ideas specific to the following areas:
Basic Concept Mastery,
Also included at the end of each chapter is an "Implementation Tip" related to one of the suggested activities. Sample lesson plans for classroom routines and procedures are provided as well. The newly added “Apps” chapter highlights ten educational apps in each skill area (over 100 apps). The highlighted apps can be easily incorporated into lessons and activities for young children.
Examples from the chapter on apps:
•Talking Roby Çelik the Robot for iPad (Outfit7, Free)- Give students vocabulary words on a sentence strip or on paper. Have students type in (give assistance when needed) the word onto the robot‟s screen. Listen to the robot repeat what is typed.
•Talking Ben (Outfit7, Free)- Have fun letting Ben imitate words and sounds that your class or your family makes.
•iBuild ABC’s (Chris Kieffer, $0.99)- Build ABC‟s on the app, then have students use their bodies to make large letters on the carpet.
•Connecting the Dots is Fun LITE (Alexandre Minard, Free)- Practice counting, then use a connect the dots handout and yarn or string taped to the beginning dot to have students connect the dots (without having to write). Next, use the app.
Independent Skills/ Pre-Vocational Skills
•More Cookies! (Maverick Software LLC, $0.99)- Practice mixing, baking and decorating cookies on the app for a few days. Culminate the lesson by applying the skills learned to a real cookie baking session.
•More Sundaes! (Maverick Software LLC, $0.99)- Have an ice cream party. Use the app to have students make the perfect sundae, then create a sundae using real ice cream and toppings.