Play Therapy Theories and Interventions for Autistic and Neurodivergent Children & Adolescents
Interventions and approaches! If you are looking for play interventions to use with autistic and neurodivergent children, this is the training for you! This training focuses on play therapy approaches and techniques that work well when addressing mental health needs of autistic and neurodivergent children. A general overview of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders will be provided. How play therapy can be a viable therapy for autistic children is also reviewed. Special considerations in using play therapy and in creating directive techniques will be covered. Several directive play therapy interventions will be explained, special considerations when using play therapy with neurodivergent children will be presented, and strategies for developing play therapy interventions will be discussed. This training includes PowerPoint, video clips, and experiential exercises.