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Title Play-based interventions for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders / edited by Loretta Gallo-Lopez and Lawrence C. Rubin.
Published New York : Routledge, c2012.
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 Floor4  RC553.A88 P59 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xxvii, 369 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Safety and connection: the neurobiology of play / Bonnie Badenoch and Nicole Bogdan -- Playing on the Autism Spectrum / Lawrence C. Rubin -- Helping children with ASD through canine assisted play therapy / Rise Vanfleet and Cosmin Coltea -- Family theraplay: connecting with children on the Autism spectrum / Susan Bundy-Myrow -- From monologue to dialogue: the use of play and drama therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders / Loretta Gallo-Lopez -- LEGO-based play therapy for improving social competence in children and adolescents with Austim Spectrum Disorders / Daniel B. Legoff, G. W. Krauss, adn Sarah Levin Allen -- Touching austism through developmental play therapy / Janet A. Courtney -- Relational intervention: child-centered play therapy with children on teh Austim Specrum / Dee C. Ray, Jeffrey M. Sullivan, and Sarah E. Carlson -- The narcissus myth, resplendent relfections, and self-healing: a jungian perspective on counseling a child with Asperger's Syndrome / Eric J. Green -- Communication and connection: filial therapy with families of children with ASD / Rise Vanfleet -- The world of the sand tray and the child on the Austim Spectrum / Jane Ferris Richardson -- DIR floortime: a developmental / relational play therapy approach for treating children impacted by Autism / Esther Hess -- The PLAY project: a train-the-trainer model of early intervention for children with Austim Spectrum Disorders / Richard Solomon -- The ACT project: enhancing social competence through drama therapy and performance / lisa Powers Tricomi and Loretta Gallo-Lopez -- Art therapy: connecting and communicating / Cathy Goucher -- Music therapy interventions for social, communication, and emotional development for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders / Darcy Walworth -- Moving into relationships: dance/movement therapy with children with Autism / Christina Devereaux.
Summary "Play-Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum explores the most recognized, researched, and practical methods for using play therapy with the increasing number of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), and shows clincians how to integrate these methods into their practices. Using a diverse array of play-based approaches, the book brings together the voices of researchers and practicing clinicians who are successfully utilizing play and play-based interventions with children and adolescents on the autism spectrum. It also examines the neurobiological underpinnings of play in children on the autism spectrum and the overall effect of play on neuro-typical and neuro-atypical development. Finally, through careful integration of theory with real-world clinical case application, each chapter also shows clinicians how to incorporate a particular treatment approach and make it a viable and effective part of their work with this challenging clinical population"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Autism in children.
Autism in adolescence.
Play therapy.
Related Names Gallo-Lopez, Loretta.
Rubin, Lawrence C., 1955-
ISBN 9780415890755 (hardback : alk. paper)
0415890756 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC number 707966561