Building Early Toy Play for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Social Communication Difficulties
The Make Play R.O.C.K.™ booklet series gives you practical, research-based strategies for expanding your child’s play skills during everyday play activities. You’ll learn powerful ways to get involved in your child’s play and help him learn while having fun together. After all, fun is what play is all about!
Plan for People Play is the first booklet in the Make Play R.O.C.K. series for parents of children with autism. This booklet offers simple, research-based ideas for how parents can build their child’s social interaction skills during “people games” – interaction-focused games that provide an ideal context for learning. Highlights include examples of over two dozen people games and a “Game Plan” template to help parents plan their next people game and how they’ll help their child learn.
Take Out the Toys is the second booklet in the Make Play R.O.C.K.™ Booklet Series for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder and other communication difficulties. This booklet offers practical, research-based guidance for expanding children’s “functional play” – the kind of early toy play that involves doing conventional or “expected” actions on toys. Filled with easy-to-follow guidance and concrete examples, this booklet helps parents promote their child’s play skills while having fun together.
Put Pretending into Your Child’s Play is the third booklet in the Make Play R.O.C.K.™ Booklet Series for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder and other communication difficulties. This booklet offers practical, research-based guidance for building children’s pretend play skills – skills that are closely linked with the development of language, social, and emotional skills.