PLAY Autism Intervention
The PLAY Project organization offers research-based autism programs that focus on play and relationships to support the social and emotional growth of children with autism.
The PLAY Project organization offers research-based autism programs that focus on play and relationships to support the social and emotional growth of the child with autism. PLAY Project methods, techniques, and principles are the foundation for PLAY Autism intervention. Professionals who offer PLAY Autism Intervention are trained and credentialed by the PLAY Project organization.
What Is The Play Project
Do I Need A Diagnosis Of Autism For The Play Project?
Before beginning PLAY Autism Intervention, parents typically establish the diagnosis of an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) for their child from a pediatric professional. Contact our team for an Autism Assessments.
Does Research Exist For The PLAY Project?
The PLAY Project uses evidence-based best practices. PLAY Autism Intervention’s parent-implemented early intervention model has excellent scientific evidence for its effectiveness.
In 2014, the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics published the results of a randomized controlled trial of the program. This large-scale study demonstrated the following results:
Significant improvement in:
- Children’s autism severity
- Social-emotional development of children with autism
- Parent and child interactions
- Reduction in parent stress and depression