Research has shown that early intervention can make a big difference in a child's quality of life, as well as the families despite the need to move into a world of their own, our challenge is to find ways to penetrate the world of the child with autism and help them understand ours. To reach into them, and help them reach out to us.
They give us clues how to do this. This video is meant to teach parents how to use play objects to cultivate their child's development. We call the technique object focused play. It is something parents can do with their child at home immediately, even while waiting for appointments to see specialists or school officials. There is every reason for you and your child to start building bridges. Now!
We have found that the most promising route to a child with autism embraces the world of objects in play, and that every child with whom we intervene demonstrates to one degree or another impoverished play, toys and household objects become a pattern of ritualized self engaging behavior, rather than tools of learning and interaction. When we talk to parents, we're likely to hear concerns such as my child plays with two or three toys rather than the 20 toys that their brother or sister played with. Or my child simply doesn't know how to use toys or lacks imagination when using them.
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