Board games I like for kids on the Spectrum.

Last week I blogged about how I use board games to help teach turn taking skills to kids with ASD. I’ve been asked what games I recommend and while I have some general guidelines and games that I always try out, not every game will be a hit with every kid.  I mentioned last time… Continue reading Board games I like for kids on the Spectrum.

“It’s MY TURN” – The challenges of turn taking with kids who have ASD

One of the most common non school related questions I hear from parents with children on the spectrum is how to teach turn taking / game playing.  Being able to play games and take turns is an important social skill and, like most other social skills, it is one that needs to be taught. Most… Continue reading “It’s MY TURN” – The challenges of turn taking with kids who have ASD

Board Games I Love

I admit it, I’m a board game fanatic.  Luckily I have a great group of friends who also love playing board games and we get together 1-2 nights a month to play.  I own a lot of games myself, and though there is some duplication in collections (Many of us own Settlers of Catan for… Continue reading Board Games I Love