Autism is a developmental disorder that affects a child’s ability to communicate, interact and play with others. A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report stated 1 in 54 children has autism.
PLAY Project Autism Intervention was developed by Dr. Richard Solomon, MD., who is a developmental pediatrician. It is a home-based intervention program for families who have a child that has been diagnosed with autism. Research shows this approach improves language and social skills in children with autism, and participation in PLAY Project Autism Intervention can reduce autism severity.
Trained PLAY Project Autism Intervention consultants teach parents techniques that are fun, effective and useful in their daily activities. They also focus on building a close and interactive relationship between parents and their child(ren).
LCBDD has two certified PLAY Project Autism Intervention consultants on staff.