Forest School and Autism - A Practical Guide

Author(s): Michael James

Non-Fiction (All Ages) | Neurodiversity

Forest School's innovative outdoor approach offers specific benefits to learners with autism, including increased social skills, raised self-esteem and improved sensory function. This guide raises autism awareness amongst practitioners by providing practical and easy-to-follow advice for adapting Forest School activities for those with autism.

For those coming from a mainstream Forest School background, the author offers an introduction to autism and shows what Forest School can offer people with autism - both children and adults - with first-person accounts that highlight its success with this group. The guide gives advice on the social and sensory benefits, offers practical advice on safety and on how to set up a Forest School and finally presents specific activities to be incorporated into practitioners' routines.


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General Fields

  • : 9781785922916
  • : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • : 0.26
  • : April 2018
  • : .7 Inches X 5.3 Inches X 8.4 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michael James
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 208