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Your Interests, My Interests: A Visual Guide to Playing and Hanging Out

for Children on the Autism Spectrum
  • ISBN-13: 9781785926501
  • Publisher: JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Imprint: JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
  • Author: Shaul, Joel
  • Price: AUD $40.99
  • Stock: 0 in stock
  • Availability: This book is temporarily out of stock, order will be despatched as soon as fresh stock is received.
  • Local release date: 15/04/2020
  • Format: Hardback (220mm X 282mm) 112 pages Weight: 660g
  • Categories: Autism & Asperger's Syndrome [MJNA]
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When you're all by yourself, you can (nearly) do anything you want, but when you're playing with other people, they might want to do something different. The more you know what they like, the more fun can be had playing!
 
Children on the autism spectrum can find playing with other children difficult and they may be highly focused in their interests. This colourful and interactive visual guide will help these children learn how to establish common interests with friends and classmates, or family members at home, and use this knowledge to improve their play.
 
With six chapters showing examples of young people trying to get better at hanging out together, before giving problem-solving exercises and activities to help refine this information, this book is perfect for an adult and child to go through to develop their ability to play.

Introduction1. Jeff, the dragons in his head and the kids at school2. Sara and the day that keeps changing3. Ana, her screens and her family4. Rob and the mystery of what his family likes5. Jon and the visitor6. Alan and growing up so fast7. When hanging out and playing is hard8. Help 32 people to play and hang out!9. More learning activities, games and worksheets

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