Engaging in Play with Children with Autism

“Getting the hook” is a term in autism therapy for the moment that a child with autism welcomes you into their play. Interacting and engaging with other people is an important part of how young children learn, so getting the hook is important to provide children with learning opportunities.

This video goes over some strategies from the evidence-based Early Start Denver Model for autism therapy. You can use these strategies for “getting the hook” and engaging in play with your child.

Sensory Social Routines to Encourage Play
Overview: A Starting Point for Parents and Caregivers

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