Hygiene and Related Behaviors for Children and Adolescents With Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders

$27.95

This book contains an innovative curriculum that teaches important hygiene skills and associated social understanding through a fun approach. It targets core characteristics and learning styles of children and adolescents on the autistic spectrum. Use for ages 6-19.

Description

This innovative curriculum teaches important hygiene skills and associated social understanding using a fun approach that targets the core characteristics and learning styles of children and adolescents on the autism spectrum. The author’s generous use of structure, predictability, self-monitoring, and ways to convey and check for social understanding are worked into discussions and activities. Ranging from basic daily hygiene to picking, using public restrooms, burping, and farting, topics focus on healthy and socially acceptable behaviors. The book is the answer to the constant search for inventive and intriguing ways to teach often quite boring topics surrounding functional life skills. Lesson plans are well conceptualized and organized, showing that the author knows children and adolescents with Asperger Syndrome and related disorders and what makes them tic.

Additional information

Weight 1.2 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8.56 × .5 in