Richard Solomon, MD, Founder and Medical Director of The PLAY Project
(read more about “Dr. Rick” here!)
Onna Solomon, LMSW, Lead Trainer

Course Description: Students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are often hard to engage in the classroom setting which makes learning difficult for them. This Teaching PLAY course introduces teachers and school staff to an innovative approach for helping students with ASD increase engagement and interaction in school. Our motto is: “Improved interaction leads to improved academics.”

Participants will learn:
1. How to effectively engage a student with ASD
2. How to use a student’s developmental profile to individualize instruction
3. How to create time in the day for Teaching PLAY
4. How to build fun into the classroom

Recommended for:
– Child Development Professionals who work in a classroom setting
– Teachers
– School Administrators
– School Staff & Parapros
– Parents of school-age children with autism

Course time: Approximately 1.5 hours

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– 1 month of unlimited access to the online course
– The best video clips of classroom settings before and after using the Teaching PLAY approach
– Additional downloadable resources and handouts for parents and professionals

Discounted Rates Available! Contact for details on:
– Group rates
– Discounts for licensed PLAY Project providers and families currently enrolled in the PLAY Project

Technology Notes: This online course is currently only available for Desktop/Laptop computers.  We are working on making this course available for iPad / Tablets.