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The Technique of Teaching Children with ASD How to Work with Salted Dough 454
Korotkaya T.V., additional education teacher, head of the creative workshop “We Shape the World with Our Hands” , Federal Resource Center for Organization of Comprehensive Support for Children with ASD, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, firstname.lastname@example.org
Development of fine motor skills is an important part of corrective work with children with autism spectrum disorders. The salted dough is well suited for this purpose: the dough can be rolled, kneaded, rolled out with a rolling pin, wiped through a strainer and grated, which causes a lot of interest in children and motivates them to the lessons. The stages and techniques of teaching children at classes within the creative workshop “We Shape the World with Our Own” in the Federal Resource Center for Organization of Comprehensive Support for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders are described. Recommendations are given on the use of techniques for working with salt dough.
Keywords: autism spectrum disorders, learning technology, fine motor skills, salted dough.