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LEGO®-Based Therapy

How to Build Social Competence Through Lego®-Based Clubs for Children With Autism and Related Conditions
LeGoff, Daniel B. (Book - 2014)
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This complete guide to LEGO?Therapy contains everything you need to know in order to set up and run a LEGO?Club for children with autism spectrum disorders or related social communication difficulties and anxiety conditions. By providing a joint interest and goal, LEGO?building can become a medium for social development such as sharing, turn-taking, making eye-contact, and following social rules. This book outlines the theory and research base of the approach and gives advice on all practical considerations including space, the physical layout of the room and choosing and maintaining materials, as well as strategies for managing behaviour, further skill development, and how to assess progress. Written by the pioneer of the approach alongside those who helped form it through their research and evaluation, this evidence-based manual is essential reading for professionals working with autism who are interested in running a LEGO?Club or learning more about the therapy.
Authors: LeGoff, Daniel B.
Title: LEGO®-Based Therapy
how to build social competence through Lego®-Based Clubs for children with autism and related conditions
Publisher: London ;, Philadelphia :, Jessica Kingsley Publishers,, 2014
Characteristics: 144 pages ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Daniel B. LeGoff, Gina Gómez De La Cuesta, GW Krauss, and Simon Baron-Cohen
Contents: Implementing LEGO®-based therapy
LEGO®-based therapy levels of intervention
Structure of a LEGO®-based therapy group session
Effective and ineffective procedures in LEGO®-based therapy
Behavior management and rewards
Setting up your own LEGO®-based therapy groups
Specific materials and arrangements
Assessment procedures
Experiences of running "LEGO Clubs"
Conclusion
ISBN: 1849055378
9781849055376
Branch Call Number: 618.92 L516L 2014
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Social adjustment Play therapy Methods Behavior therapy Methods Autism Treatment Autism spectrum disorders Treatment
Topical Term: Social adjustment
Play therapy
Behavior therapy
Autism
Autism spectrum disorders
LCCN: 2013049182
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