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Play for People with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

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Play involves spontaneity, imagination, freedom, social interaction, openness to sensory experiences - hardly surprising therefore, that many people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder find play activities and playful interactions puzzling, difficult, threatening or irrelevant. This workshop is for anyone who wants to help a person with ASD increase their play skills and develop playfulness. Find out: About play types and their importance Different ways of observing and recording play behaviours How it feels to have ASD Outcomes of the course : A practical understanding of the importance of play and the way our play values may challenge people with ASD An understanding of the ways in which sensory responses and perceptual difficulties may affect the person's ability to access play Practical ideas for strategies and materials to engage people with ASD in play An action plan to help an individual to access and enjoy play Cost of course: ?185 + Vat, 2nd & subsequent places on same course ?165 + Vat

Play involves spontaneity, imagination, freedom, social interaction, openness to sensory experiences - hardly surprising therefore, that many people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder find play activities and playful interactions puzzling, difficult, threatening or irrelevant. This workshop is for anyone who wants to help a person with ASD increase their play skills and develop playfulness. Find...

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