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.
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.