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Art as an Early Intervention Tool for Children with Autism

Art as an Early Intervention Tool for Children with Autism Author Nicole Martin
ISBN-10 1846429560
Release 2009-06-15
Pages 160
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The early years are the most critical period of learning for a child with autism. Therapeutic art-making can be a useful tool to tap into their imaginations and help them to express their thoughts and feelings. Art as an Early Intervention Tool for Children with Autism includes practical advice on helping a child move beyond scribbling, organizing the child's environment for maximum comfort and relaxation, and providing physical and sensory support. This book is packed with tips and suggestions for how to provide art therapy for children with autism — covering topics such as the basic materials required, safety issues, how to set up a workspace, and ideas for managing difficult behavior. The author writes from a professional and personal perspective — Nicole Martin is a qualified art therapist specializing in working with children with autism, and she also has a brother with autism. Perfect for busy parents and as a practical reference for professionals such as psychologists, teachers, occupational therapists, sensory integration therapists and anyone working with a child on the autism spectrum.



Reaching the Child with Autism Through Art

Reaching the Child with Autism Through Art Author Toni Flowers
ISBN-10 9781885477231
Release 1996-09-01
Pages 100
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Voted "Teacher of the Year" by The Autism Society of America, Toni Flowers has more than twenty years of experience teaching individuals with autism. She believes all children benefit from art because it encourages creativity. As a result, children with autism may find a form of expression when they've been handicapped by delayed and/or disturbed language skills and/or abnormal sensory responses. Reaching the Child with Autism through Art offers teachers and parents specific tools and "plans" in four mediums: college, painting, play and sculpture.



A Complete Guide to Teaching Art to Those With Autism

A Complete Guide to Teaching Art to Those With Autism Author Mishawn K. Reynolds
ISBN-10 1467035920
Release 2011-10-19
Pages 432
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Featuring 100 exciting hands-on easily reproducible art projects including visual examples, illustrations, and one-step directions; so that all lessons can be taught successfully with no previous art experience necessary. This one-of-a-kind comprehensive how-to-guide is an unparalleled resource for both teachers and parents who wish to promote independence through the effective intervention of art to those with ASD. An overview of its contents includes: Basic Facts About ASD provides the necessary information about the multiple types of autism and the typical disabilities associated with each, while drawing awareness to the prevalence of this disorder. Schematic Art Developmental Stages includes descriptions and illustrations so that students’ work can be easily evaluated assessing their current status. Foundational Instructional Elements contains insights into teaching art to those with ASD including building life skills, multidisciplinary connections, and current comparative art therapy practices. Review of Literature is an outline of the historical development of art education emphasizing its importance throughout history. Successful Art Model Programs reviews examples of effective curriculum showing art’s positive impact on student achievement. The Elements and Principles of Design provides a multitude of visual examples and extensive definitions in a concise manner for easy understanding of these foundational concepts inherent to any quality art program. Building an Art Cabinet offers descriptions, techniques, and vocabulary in a detailed overview of the vast array of medium types and supplies, including suggestions as to what essentials to stock. Planning an Art Curriculum contains all of the necessary step-by-step components to begin writing an art curriculum, preparing the classroom, and implementing classroom rules and safety procedures. Individual Developmental Concerns features ways to obtain student-centered information enabling you to understand students’ strengths, weaknesses, learning styles, and sensitivities. Designing a Curriculum addresses requirements that should be taught, implemented, and incorporated within curriculum design, including core subjects, in order to improve student disabilities. Effective Teaching Strategies gives practical suggestions for helping students excel throughout the art process and within the curriculum. Behavior Management Techniques lists formal support plan suggestions and modifications, reward systems, and mediation impulse control ideas. Implementing a Curriculum helps you identify lesson selection and unit construction through samples, in order to implement long and short term goals, including an easy to fill out objectives form. Evaluation Procedures suggests multiple means of assessment in a variety of formats including a rubric scoring guide. Instructor and Parental Participation contains additional information for the Art Educator, Special Education Teacher, and Home Schooled Parent.



Creative Therapy for Children with Autism ADD and Asperger s

Creative Therapy for Children with Autism  ADD  and Asperger s Author Janet Tubbs
ISBN-10 0757003001
Release 2008
Pages 323
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Just because a child may appear stubborn or difficult, doesn't mean the child isn't itelligent, curious, or creative. With the right approach such a child can be reached, taught, and, hopefully, started on the road to improvement. The daily lessons provided in this book may be just what you and your child have been waiting for.



Making Sense of Art

Making Sense of Art Author Sandra R. Davalos
ISBN-10 0967251443
Release 1999
Pages 70
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Visual arts activities for children with developmental disorders grouped under each of the five senses into "expressive" and "craft" activities.



Understanding Students with Autism Through Art

Understanding Students with Autism Through Art Author Beverly Levett Gerber
ISBN-10 1890160482
Release 2010
Pages 174
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Understanding Students with Autism Through Art has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Understanding Students with Autism Through Art also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Understanding Students with Autism Through Art book for free.



Early Start Denver Model for Young Children with Autism

Early Start Denver Model for Young Children with Autism Author Sally J. Rogers
ISBN-10 9781606236321
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 297
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Supported by the principles of developmental psychology and applied behavior analysis, ESDM's intensive teaching interventions are delivered within play-based, relationship-focused routines. The manual provides structured, hands-on strategies for working with very young children in individual and group settings to promote development in such key domains as imitation; communication; social, cognitive, and motor skills; adaptive behavior; and play. --from publisher description



Early Childhood Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Early Childhood Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorders Author Petra Kern
ISBN-10 9781849052412
Release 2012
Pages 304
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This edited book brings together renowned experts in music therapy and related fields to present current research, practical strategies, and policies useful for everyone interested in music as a tool to aid children on the autism spectrum. Case scenarios, examples and tip sheets further support the application of the knowledge-based content.



An Early Start for Your Child with Autism

An Early Start for Your Child with Autism Author Sally J. Rogers
ISBN-10 9781609184704
Release 2012-05-21
Pages 342
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Presents strategies for helping children with autism interact with others and achieve their potential, covering such areas as back-and-forth interactions, nonverbal communication, and imitation.



The Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders Author Patricia O'Brien Towle
ISBN-10 9780857006837
Release 2013-03-28
Pages 160
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Identifying Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as early as possible can have a significant, positive impact on the child's journey to adaptation and independence. Yet too few diagnoses take place at an early, developmentally crucial stage. This unique visual guide aims to equip readers with the skills to recognise ASD in very young children. The book provides a systematic framework for understanding the complex nature of ASD. From social interaction to communication to restricted and repetitive behaviors, each chapter focuses on key symptoms and uses photographs to illustrate and enhance understanding of presenting or absent behaviors. It is written in an accessible style and covers all of the core aspects of ASD, giving readers everything they need to be able to successfully identify the behavioral indicators of autism. A final chapter provides an overview of assessment options for young children being evaluated for possible ASD. Taking a visual approach to identifying ASD in very young children, this book will be a valuable resource for early intervention professionals and students, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, psychologists, paediatricians, teachers as well as parents of children pre- and post-diagnosis.



Art Therapy with Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Art Therapy with Children on the Autistic Spectrum Author Kathy Evans
ISBN-10 9781853028250
Release 2001
Pages 111
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Art Therapy with Children on the Autistic Spectrum presents a new model of practice, which primarily focuses on communication difficulties. The authors describe how negative behaviours and subsequent tension may be alleviated when the autistic child is involved in interactive art making with the therapist.



Early Intervention and Autism

Early Intervention and Autism Author James Ball
ISBN-10 9781935274308
Release 2008-02-15
Pages 424
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Leave behind confusing textbooks and unreliable websites. This book will guide you through your child’s early years by providing sound advice based on over twenty years of experience. In an easy-to-read, question-answer format, Dr. Jim explains what makes your child tick, how to get the most out of early intervention services, and how to choose the most effective treatment options. Helpful features include: 10 Common Myths about Children with ASD, 7 Effective Teaching Strategies, 10 Behavior Rules to Live By, and Must-have EI Goals and Objectives for Children with ASD. In a special how-to section in the book, Dr. Jim walks you through a typical day in the life of a young child with autism, from the time the child wakes up to the time he goes to bed. You will learn what to do (and not do), what to say (and not say), and how to use the strategies outlined in the book to teach your child new skills, manage behavior, and have fun while learning! No matter what your level of “autism expertise,” this is your game plan to start working with your child RIGHT AWAY!



Social and Communication Development in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Social and Communication Development in Autism Spectrum Disorders Author Tony Charman
ISBN-10 9781593857134
Release 2008-01-14
Pages 348
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From leading clinical researchers, this volume presents important recent advances in understanding and treating autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in very young children. The book is grounded in cutting-edge findings on the social-communication behavior of typically and atypically developing infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. The contributors highlight the connections between ASD and specific early social-communication impairments - including problems with joint attention, imitation, and play - with a focus on what clinicians can do to help. Innovative screening and assessment procedures are reviewed, as are evidence-based intervention and prevention strategies. Throughout, attention to both real-world practice and research considerations enhances the book's utility as a clinical reference and text.



Early Start Denver Model Curriculum Checklist for Young Children with Autism

Early Start Denver Model Curriculum Checklist for Young Children with Autism Author Sally J. Rogers
ISBN-10 9781606236338
Release 2009-12-09
Pages 16
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The Early Start Denver Model Curriculum Checklist for Young Children with Autism is used to comprehensively assess the skills of toddlers and preschoolers with autism across multiple developmental domains and to establish individualized teaching objectives. Administered every 12 weeks, it is an essential component of the intervention program described in the authoritative manual, Early Start Denver Model for Young Children with Autism. Sold in sets of 15 two-color booklets.



Exceptional Children Exceptional Art

Exceptional Children  Exceptional Art Author David R. Henley
ISBN-10 087192238X
Release 1992
Pages 280
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Exceptional Children Exceptional Art has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Exceptional Children Exceptional Art also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Exceptional Children Exceptional Art book for free.



Does My Child Have Autism

Does My Child Have Autism Author Wendy L. Stone
ISBN-10 0787984507
Release 2006-03-17
Pages 224
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Does My Child Have Autism? is a question so many parents are asking themselves today. Is he avoiding eye contact? Why can’t she talk? Is my child’s development normal or does he have an Autism Spectrum Disorder? Parents know that if their child is somewhere on that spectrum, they need to intervene as early as possible to maximize the benefits of early intervention. This groundbreaking book, by one of the foremost experts, teachers, and clinicians in the field, provides a guide for parents about what to look for at home at twenty-four months or even earlier, what to do, and how to get the right kind of help from doctors, counselors, therapists, and other professionals.



The Special Artist s Handbook

The Special Artist s Handbook Author Susan Rodriguez
ISBN-10 0866514767
Release 1984
Pages 278
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More than 50 art projects for gifted, mentally retarded, learning-disabled, physically challenged, socially and emotionally disturbed, and sensory-impaired children. Features step-by-step instructions and ideas for tailoring each project to specific student needs.