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101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger’s, and Sensory Processing Disorders

Learning through play, one of the best ways for children with autism, Asperger s, and sensory processing disorders to learn is through play. Children improve their motor skills, language skills, and social skills by moving their bodies and interacting with their environment. Yet the biggest challenges parents, teachers, and loved ones face with children on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing disorders is how to successfully engage them in play. Pediatric occupational therapist Tara Delaney provides the answer. In 101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger s, and Sensory Processing Disorders, she shows you how to teach your children by moving their bodies through play. These interactive games are quick to learn but will provide hours of fun and learning for your child. And many of the games can be played indoors or outdoors, so your child can enjoy them at home, outside, or on field trips. More than one hundred games that help your child: make eye-contact, stay focused, and strengthen his or her motor skills associate words with objects and improve language and numerical skills learn how to interact with others, how to take turns, and other social skills needed for attending preschool and school.

More than a hundred games that help your child:

  • Make eye contact stay focused and strengthen his or her motor skills
  • Associate words with objects and improve language and numerical skills
  • Learn social skills needed for attending pre-school and school, including how to interact with others and taking turns

Author Bio:

Tara Delaney is a nationally known child development expert who specializes in sensory processing, autism spectrum disorders, and social/behavioural issues. An active occupational therapist, Ms. Delaney has over twenty years’ experience in her field with advanced training and education in the practices of sensory integration, therapeutic listening, visual-perception, and visual-vestibular integration. She holds a Masters of Science in Therapeutic Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Texas Health Science Center. She interned at The Waisman Center in Madison and was selected to participate in the leadership program sponsored by The Mother and Child Welfare Grant. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, the Occupational Therapy Association of California, and the International Adoption Family Network Organization.

101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger’s, and Sensory Processing Disorders

Author: Tara Delaney

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