Building Language Using Lego Bricks

Author: Dawn Ralph
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784503177
Size: 20,53 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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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
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784508810
Size: 14,80 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Teaching Social Skills To Children With Autism Using Minecraft

Author: Raelene Dundon
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784508381
Size: 13,27 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Yoga For Speech Language Development

Author: Susan E. Longtin
Editor: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 0857012053
Size: 17,76 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Combining years of experience as certified speech-language pathologists and as qualified yoga teachers, the authors of this pioneering book explain how yoga can be used to aid speech-language development in children up to age 12. The book includes a range of yoga-based exercises for improving pre-linguistic communication, vocabulary development and motor planning for speech. The text is enriched by illustrations of children in each yoga pose, so no prior experience of yoga is necessary to help children carry out each activity. The book also provides information on using this approach with children with neurodevelopmental and intellectual disabilities, including ADHD and autism.

How Lego Based Therapy For Autism Works

Author: Daniel B. LeGoff
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784502901
Size: 11,18 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, 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.

First Lego League

Author: James Floyd Kelly
Editor: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593271859
Size: 14,76 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Learning Lego Mindstorms Ev3

Author: Gary Garber
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1783985038
Size: 13,73 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

Early Years Observation And Planning In Practice

Author: Jenny Barber
Editor: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1907241655
Size: 10,37 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, 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.

Research Methods In Child Language

Author: Erika Hoff
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444344013
Size: 16,21 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the methods researchers use to study child language, written by experienced scholars in the study of language development. Presents a comprehensive survey of laboratory and naturalistic techniques used in the study of different domains of language, age ranges, and populations, and explains the questions addressed by each technique Presents new research methods, such as the use of functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) to study the activity of the brain Expands on more traditional research methods such as collection, transcription, and coding of speech samples that have been transformed by new hardware and software