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Autism and Early Childhood, Part 2 (4-Part Series) (Tri-State Webinar)

Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff | Topic: Autism, Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

On-Demand format. Autism and Early Childhood, Part 2 (4-Part Series) (Tri-State Webinar)
On-Demand format

Autism and Early Childhood, Part 2 - Preparing for Purposeful Play

Presenters:  Lori Chambers, M.S., CCC-SLP
Originally aired April 20, 2016


Learner Objectives

Participants will:

  • Identify levels of play for a student with autism
  • Recognize characteristics in adult/child interaction that affect the development of children’s play
  • Identify tips for facilitating purposeful play


Study Questions

  1. What is a characteristic often seen in children with autism that can lead to difficulty with social play?
  2. How are parallel play and associative play different?
  3. List one thing you can do to play like a child and join in play successfully.
  4. Provide one example of a strategy that promotes social play.

Other Parts of this Training


Contact Information

CDE Autism Team


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