Based on award-winning research, Pamela Wolfberg offers practical guidelines for developing Intergrated Play Groups. -- Kathleen Quill, Ph.D., Autism Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
<br /><br />Here is finally a book about developing social and imaginative play--not only play skills--in children with autism. -- Mimi W. Lou, Ph.D., clinical director, Children's Hospital Autism Intervention (CHAI), Children's Hospital & Research Center, Oakland, California
<br /><br />This field manual provides abundant guidelines and details to implement the play groups in a variety of settings. --Jane R. Wegner, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, director, Schiefelbusch Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders, University of Kansas
About the Author
Pamela J. Wolfberg, Ph.D., is co-founder of the Autism Institute on Peer Play Relations and Play-Center for Intergrated Play Groups and adjunct faculty at San Francisco State University. She leads seminars for professionals and families throughout the United States and abroad, and is widely published in academic texts, peer-reviewed journals, and books. Her book Play and Imagination in Children with Autism is based on her doctoral dissertation, for which she received a distinguished award from the University of California, Berkeley.