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Put pretending into your child's play : building pretend play for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other social communication difficulties / Elaine Weitzman & Lisa Drake.

By: Weitzman, Elaine
Material type: TextTextSeries: Make Play RockPublisher: [Toronto?] : The Hanen Centre ; 2015Description: 65 pages ; 27 cmISBN: 9780921145509Subject(s): Early years | Childhood | Resources for parents | Communication | Social and imaginative play
Contents:
Introduction to booklet 3: Put pretending into your child's play -- Part 1: All about pretend play -- Part 2: Your child's stage of play and next steps in pretend play -- Part 3: Build pretend play within playful interactions: follow your child's lead and R.O.C.K. -- Part 4: Real life examples -- Sample play plan -- My child's pretend play
Summary: "Building Pretend Play for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Social Communication Difficulties Put Pretending into Your Child’s Play is the third booklet in the Make Play R.O.C.K. booklet series for parents of young children with autism. This booklet focuses on helping parents expand their child’s pretend play skills during fun, everyday play activities. Children with social communication difficulties often find it challenging to pretend, so adults must take some extra steps to provide them with the opportunities and encouragement they need to learn." --Publisher's website

Parts of this booklet were adapted from: More than words: a parent's guide to building interaction and language skills for children with autism spectrum disorder or social communication difficulties by Fern Sussman (2012), a Hanen Centre publication and Take out the toys: building early toy play for children with autism spectrum disorder and social communication difficulties by Fern Sussman and Elaine Weitzman (2014), a Hanen Centre publication.

Introduction to booklet 3: Put pretending into your child's play -- Part 1: All about pretend play -- Part 2: Your child's stage of play and next steps in pretend play -- Part 3: Build pretend play within playful interactions: follow your child's lead and R.O.C.K. -- Part 4: Real life examples -- Sample play plan -- My child's pretend play

"Building Pretend Play for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Social Communication Difficulties

Put Pretending into Your Child’s Play is the third booklet in the Make Play R.O.C.K. booklet series for parents of young children with autism.

This booklet focuses on helping parents expand their child’s pretend play skills during fun, everyday play activities. Children with social communication difficulties often find it challenging to pretend, so adults must take some extra steps to provide them with the opportunities and encouragement they need to learn." --Publisher's website