2015 APT Annual Conference

TH14 - Play Therapy Approaches for Lower Functioning Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Oct 8, 2015 4:30pm ‐ Oct 8, 2015 6:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $39.00


This presentation focuses on various play therapy approaches that are effective in working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who are considered "lower functioning", non-verbal, or non-responsive. Research overview and specific implementation of approaches will be covered.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify three play therapy approaches that can be effectively used with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder who are lower functioning.
  • Identify two special considerations in regard to meeting the unique challenges that this population presents in play therapy.
  • Describe how to incorporate parents and other family members into the treatment process.



  • 2.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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