Publication date: Thursday 21 , February 2019
A fun and engaging guide to introducing and developing yoga with children and young people on the Autistic Spectrum.
Speaking from decades of experience, Michael Chissick shares the secrets to teaching yoga to children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
The physical , emotional and social benefits of yoga for children on the autistic spectrum can be profound and this book will give you the confidence to get going with an array of fun activities and games from 'Umbrella Game' to 'Yoga Detective'
Whether you work in special needs school, primary mainstream or the community , or are parents of an autistic child , this book will equip you with lesson plans , structures, goals, teaching tips, and a multitude of real life case studies.
The book is suitable for teaching everyone on the spectrum, with an emaphisis on teaching those with more complicated needs. It is also relevant for use with children who have related needs such as ADHD and sensory processing challenges.
Beautifully illustrated with images of the postures taught within, it is the perfect go-to resource for anyone interested in engaging children and young people in yoga.
ANIMATED VIDEO OF THE IDEAL YOGA LESSON FOR EVERYONE ACROSS THE SPECTRUM