Ideas for children with autism

A Listmania! list by Tribe of Five
 
Where's Spot? (Picture Puffin - Lift-the-flap book)
1.  Where's Spot? (Picture Puffin - Lift-the-flap book) by Eric Hill
The list author says:
  "Great for learning prepositions: "under", "in", etc"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

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This is the Bear
2.  This is the Bear by Sarah Hayes
The list author says:
  "Simple, rhyming story. Nothing too nuanced."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Tales From Acorn Wood: Fox's Socks
3.  Tales From Acorn Wood: Fox's Socks by Julia Donaldson
The list author says:
  "This series are also simple stories which our speech therapist used"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews)

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Collins Primary Dictionaries - First Picture Dictionary
4.  Collins Primary Dictionaries - First Picture Dictionary by Collins Dictionaries
The list author says:
  "We had a few of these picture dictionaries when we were at the stage of expanding vocabularly and naming objects. E.g., " find the bed?" "What is on the bed?""
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01

You Choose!
5.  You Choose! by Pippa Goodhart
The list author says:
  "Great if your child has some language, but needs encouraging to use it socially. E.g., "I want to live on the beach. Where do you want to live?""
£5.24   Used & New from: £1.47
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (239 customer reviews)

Trucks (Touchy Feely) (Usborne Touchy Feely Books)
6.  Trucks (Touchy Feely) (Usborne Touchy Feely Books) by Fiona Watt
The list author says:
  "We used touchy feely books for much longer with my child with ASD. You can talk around the pictures and for those who like to touch and feel, these really are great."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Kipper - The Classic Collection [DVD]
7.  Kipper - The Classic Collection [DVD] DVD ~ Martin Clunes
The list author says:
  "The great thing with Kipper is that there's no visual overload (such as with Tweenies). Stories are simply told. Great if comprehension is delayed"
£4.44   Used & New from: £1.54
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews)

Percy The Park Keeper - The Classic Collection [DVD]
8.  Percy The Park Keeper - The Classic Collection [DVD] DVD ~ Percy the Park Keeper
The list author says:
  "This is a comprehenion step above Kipper, but again, clear simple stories"
£4.46   Used & New from: £2.20
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

Freddie's New Haircut (Little Orchard toddler books)
9.  Freddie's New Haircut (Little Orchard toddler books) by Nicola Smee
The list author says:
  "This series were the eqivalent of social stories for us (before I knew about those). Pre-school level. There's one about doctor/dentist too"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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My First Washing Machine
10.  My First Washing Machine by PlayGo
The list author says:
  "My son is fascinated with things which spin. This enabled us to build language and role play into his fixation (and give him downtime)"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

LED Light Up Fan
11.  LED Light Up Fan by Tobar
The list author says:
  "This got us through a 9 hour flight (his fixations are lights and spinning objects)"
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2.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Galt New Baby Puzzles - Farm
12.  Galt New Baby Puzzles - Farm by Galt America
The list author says:
  "We used lots of peg puzzles, 2 piece puzzles and beyond as they are useful for commenting on their activity, and also as a focus for doing something together"
£4.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

Crayola Glow Station
13.  Crayola Glow Station by Crayola
The list author says:
  "Really useful when we were practising early writing. The light motivated him."
Used & New from: £33.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Talkability: People Skills for Verbal Children on the Autism Spectrum; A Guide for Parent
14.  Talkability: People Skills for Verbal Children on the Autism Spectrum; A Guide for Parent by Fern Sussman
The list author says:
  "These Hanen books are one of the best tools for parents which I've come across (see rest of series too)"
Used & New from: £113.99
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The Transporters Discover the world of emotions Autism dvd.
15.  The Transporters Discover the world of emotions Autism dvd. DVD ~ Stephen Fry
The list author says:
  "from the Autism Research Centre in Cambridge. Brilliantly done.  Thomas Tank Engine fans will love it and learn emotion recognition"
£42.20   Used & New from: £21.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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