Forest school and autism : a practical guide / Michael James.
Publication year: 2018
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
ISBN: 9781785922916 (pbk.) :
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.
208 pages ; 23 cm
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