Building Language Using LEGO Bricks

Author: Dawn Ralph
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784503177
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Building Language using LEGO® Bricks is a flexible and powerful intervention tool designed to aid children with severe receptive and expressive language disorders, often related to autism and other special educational needs. This practical manual equips you for setting up and adapting your own successful sessions. Downloadable resources enable you to chart progress in the following key areas: - The use of receptive and expressive language - The use and understanding of challenging concepts - Joint attention - Social communication Help children with complex needs to communicate with this unique tool, derived from the highly effective LEGO®-Based Therapy.

Thera Build with LEGO

Author: Alyson Thomsen
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784508810
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Thera-Build' is a LEGO®-based therapeutic approach for improving children's emotional well-being. Participation in Thera-Build groups can help to boost self-esteem, address common issues such as anxiety and anger, support social development and build positive attachments. This inspiring and user-friendly guide explores the power of play, introduces the basics of brain plasticity and attachment theory, and shows exactly how to set up and run an effective Thera-Build group. A wide range of imaginative games and activities is included.

How LEGO Based Therapy for Autism Works

Author: Daniel B. LeGoff
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784502901
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"You know, Dr. Dan, that kid is from my planet." With in-depth descriptions of LEGO®-based therapy in action, this book explains how and why it helps to promote the development of social skills for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and related conditions. Written by Daniel B. LeGoff, who pioneered the approach, this book comprises a series of case histories of children who participated in LEGO® therapy. It traces the development of the evidence-based approach, shares the clinical insights gained along the way and highlights the principles which should be at the core of all effective treatment and educational strategies for children with ASDs. The case histories have real practical value for those working with children with ASDs and also help to demonstrate the subtleties of the adult facilitation role for professionals running sessions.

Teaching Social Skills to Children with Autism Using Minecraft

Author: Raelene Dundon
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784508381
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This comprehensive and accessible guide contains everything that needs to be known in order to set up and run a Minecraft® Social Group for children with autism spectrum disorders. Minecraft®, often described as 'digital Lego', provides an ideal forum to help children with autism and related conditions to develop social and communication skills. This book offers guidance on how to use the game to support the learning of social and emotional concepts such as having a conversation, showing interest in others and understanding another person's point of view. With over 150 pages of photocopiable and downloadable session plans, visuals and handouts, this manual is essential reading for professionals working with autism who are interested in introducing Minecraft® to support social skill development in their students.

Prosody Intervention for High Functioning Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Author: Michelle Dunn
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784502685
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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When making the transition to adulthood, young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder can find their opportunities limited by their impaired prosody. Through a program of evidence-based lessons and resources, this book helps to develop verbal and nonverbal skills essential to adult life, particularly in the context of looking for a job or social situations. It is a complete curriculum, covering everything from self-calming to fluency and conversational skills, and includes lesson plans, handouts, and homework. The program has been successfully used by the authors in their work with people on the autism spectrum and will be a life-changing resource for professionals as well as for parents and people on the autism spectrum wanting to improve their ability to communicate well.

Learning LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3

Author: Gary Garber
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1783985038
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book is for the hobbyists, builders, and programmers who want to build and control their very own robots beyond the capabilities provided with the LEGO EV3 kit. You will need the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 kit for this book. The book is compatible with both the Home Edition and the Educational Edition of the kit. You should already have a rudimentary knowledge of general programming concepts and will need to have gone through the basic introductory material provided by the official LEGO EV3 tutorials.

FIRST LEGO League

Author: James Floyd Kelly
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593271859
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides information on the workings and structure of a FIRST LEGO league competition, covering such topics as organizing a team, finding equipment and funding, designing and building robots, and using strategies and techniques to increase scores.

Das LEGO Ideen Buch

Author: Daniel Lipkowitz
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783831020409
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Über 500 Ideen und Anregungen zum Bauen eigener Modelle mit Legosteinen aus den Bereichen Flugzeuge, Züge und Autos, Stadt und Land, Weltall, Ritterzeit, Abenteuer, Praktisches und Witziges. Mit hilfreichen Bautipps und -tricks. Von 6-99 Jahren.

Early Years Observation and Planning in Practice

Author: Jenny Barber
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1907241655
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This title is designed to help early years practitioners in any setting understand clearly and precisely how to best plan for and observe learning in the early years. This title covers all the key aspects of planning and observing that affect those in practice, including how to: Assess and observe children, Put children at the heart of your planning, Link observation to planning, Plan for the Early Years Foundation Stage. This title also includes printable/photocopiable forms for you to use to structure your own planning and observations with, and help you to put the best practice examples in this book directly into practice.