Preferred Play Activities of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Naturalistic Settings

Published July 25, 2013 in North American Journal of Medicine and Science

Play is important to children’s development, and a new study has found the types of play that appeal most to children with ASD: play that provides strong sensory feedback, cause-and-effect results, and repetitive motions. Incorporating this type of play in recreational facilities, after-school programs, and playgrounds encourages inclusion and social interaction with peers.

Filed under: , , , ,