1. Three Guidelines; 2 Sensory Strategy Overview; SECTION I Show and Tell; 3. Modeling; 4. Show How Many / Show How Long; 5. Verbalize a Rule; SECTION II Moving On; 6. First/Thenl 7. Offer a Choice; 8. I Start/You Finish; SECTION III Helping Hands; 9. Simple Tasks; 10. Incentive Charts; 11. Visual Schedules; SECTION IV One More Thing; 12 Techniques; References; Appendix A - Strategies At-a-Glance; Appendix B - Techniques At-a-Glance; Appendix C - Proposed IEP Goals for Regulation; Appendix D - Sample Situations Using Our Strategies
A hands-on guide setting out a range of strategies for supporting emotional regulation in students who have autism
Leslie Blome is Speech-Language Pathologist and Maureen Zelle is Early Childhood Special Education Teacher at an inclusive preschool classroom working with children on the autism spectrum with significant needs.
Whether you are new to the field, a few years in, or an experienced educator, Leslie Blome and Maureen Zelle will inspire you to elevate your ability to engage students on the Autism Spectrum. They have truly captured the "what," "why," and "how" in a practical recipe for success for exceptional learners in the early childhood classroom. -- Christine Trumpour, MEd, Early Childhood Special Educator Provides organized, straightforward strategies on how to support significantly impacted kids on the spectrum within a typical preschool classroom. It's a book that my team goes back to again and again!" -- Catherine Schuh, MS OTR, Occupational Therapist An informative and practical guide for educators, clinicians, and parents of children who struggle with self-regulation and attention to tasks. The authors clearly have thought critically about what works best for their students, and strive to implement strategies that optimize opportunities for learning, social engagement, and independence. -- Hilary Bissell, MS CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist