Play helps children develop fine and gross motor skills, language and communication skills, creative thinking, problem-solving, and social skills.
Children with autism enjoy playing, but they may play in very different ways. They are more likely to play alone, and their play is often repetitive with no particular goal in mind.
Left alone, they might not develop important skills such as sharing objects, thinking creatively, taking turns, and responding appropriately to others. Continue reading “Help Your Child Play”