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Ty Gwyn Special School

"Learning To Achieve"

Attention Autism

In this area, you will find videos of myself delivering magic box sessions of phase 1 and phase 2 activities. 

There is also a link to give further ideas if you wanted to try this at home.


We enjoy magic box activities as they support the following skills;


To engage attention

To improve joint attention

To develop shared enjoyment in group activities

To increase attention in adult-led activities

 To encourage spontaneous interaction in a natural group setting

To increase non-verbal and verbal communication

To build a wealth and depth of vocabulary

To have fun!

Phase 1 Box

During Phase 1 of Attention Autism (Magic Box), pupils watch the adult remove some toys and play with them from the box. The adult starts by drawing Now and ...

Magic Box 1 and 2 Lemonade Fizz

Magic box phase 1 and 2- ice cream splat

Phase 1 and 2

Attention Autism Phase 1 and 2

Phase 2 Egg splat

Phase 2 of Attention Autism focuses on a highly motivating activity that pupils have to look at. The messier the better!

Attention Autism Phase 2- Rainbow