Building Language using LEGO(R) 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(R)-Based Therapy.
Acknowledgements. Foreword by Gina Gomez De La Cuesta. Preface. 1. What are Autism and Language Impairments?. 2. Building Language using LEGO(R) Bricks and LEGO(R) Therapy (LeGoff 2004). 3. Aims. 4. Why Building Language using LEGO(R) Bricks Works. 5. Starting Off. 6. Progressing Skills: The Role of the Facilitator. 7. Guidelines for Setting Up and Running Building Language using LEGO(R) Bricks. 8. Measuring Outcomes. 9. Examples of Cases. Resource Appendix.