ERIC Number: ED281342
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Activities for Developing Pre-Skill Concepts in Children with Autism.
Over 175 activities are described for helping children with autism in the following areas: auditory development (discrimination and memory); concept development (body concept, body in space/direction, size, time, shapes, same/different, color, numbers); social development; speech and language development; and visual-motor integration. The purpose, difficulty level, and necessary materials for each activity are listed as are instructions on how to carry out each activity. A brief overview is provided on the characteristics of severe, moderate, and mild autism, tips for working with children who are autistic, and ways to use the activities in the book. (CB)
Descriptors: Auditory Discrimination, Auditory Training, Autism, Color, Concept Formation, Interpersonal Competence, Language Acquisition, Learning Activities, Number Concepts, Perceptual Motor Coordination, Skill Development, Social Development, Speech Skills, Student Characteristics
Interstate Printers and Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 50, Danville, IL 61834-0050 ($19.75).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A