Cally Kent, Reinie Cordier, Annette Joosten, Sarah Wilkes-Gillan, Anita Bundy; The Play Differences of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Within Sibling and Nonsibling Peer Dyads. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411515357. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO2109
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Date Presented 03/26/20
Peer-mediated interventions are effective for children with ASD. We investigated the difference in play performance of 68 children with ASD playing with a sibling versus a nonsibling peer. Test of Playfulness scores were significantly higher with a nonsibling play partner. Two social items explained much of the difference: "support of playmate" and "response to play cues," indicating these need to be a focus of intervention for sibling dyads.
Primary Author and Speaker: Cally Kent
Contributing Authors: Reinie Cordier, Annette Joosten, Sarah Wilkes-Gillan, Anita Bundy
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