A Study Based Interventions Of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences
Department of Occupational Science and Therapy

Paper Name: Evidence & Practice
Paper Code: 537333
Assignment Title: Family- Centered Play-Based Interventions of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Student ID: 1383124
Word count: 2748


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Signature Olivia Bray Date 27-10-2014

Part A – Recommend Best Practice Protocol

Play is an occupation in which all children should engage in to enhance development. Play should be enjoyable, fun, impulsive and naturally motivating. When children engage in play, they are able to discover their surrounding environments, experiment with ideas, and learn from experience (Garvey, 1977; Rubin, Fein & Vandenberg, 1983; Smith & Vollstedt, 1985, as cited by Mastrangelo, 2009). Due to social, cognitive and emotional difficulties, children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are unable to develop play skills at the same rate as children without
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