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Collaborative Play Therapy for ASD & ADHD

Collaborative Play Therapy for ASD & ADHD

Course Overview

Play Therapy Definition

Why Play?

What is Play Therapy?

How is it Therapy?

What is Lego Play Therapy?

Developing Key Social Skills

How Do you run a Session?

Facilitator’s Role

Modelling Appropriate Language


Learning outcomes

On completion of this course:

Teachers will acquire a comprehensive working knowledge of how the unique materials that comprise Play Therapy, such as Lego, Jewellery, Cooking, can be used to explore and develop a broad range of key play concepts with their children.

Teachers will revise, refresh and utilise the key pedagogical approaches to the teaching of Play and Social Communication.

Teachers will replicate the Play Therapy techniques and approaches as exemplified throughout the course in their own Play Therapy Class.

Teachers will know the teaching points that govern good Play Therapy lessons and replicate same consistently in their own teaching.

Teachers will know of the availability of the range of Play Therapy resources that can be acquired and assembled over time to better support Social Communication teaching.

Teachers will better devise, resource and deliver Play Therapy sessions that are hands-on and full of potential & possibility for discussion and Joint Attention.

Teachers will utilise assessment techniques to regularly evaluate and benchmark progress in Play Therapy and see to fill in gaps in knowledge & social skill sets where evident.

Edmond Scannell is a teacher of 24 years with a speciality in SEN. He has presented at various ECs around the country on The Lexile Framework for Reading and Numicon.    He is the author & designer of summer CPD courses, namely ‘Exploring Numicon in the Classroom’ and ‘Collaborative Play Therapy for ASD & ADHD’ on Flúirse.com.

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 19-04-2021 6:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 19-04-2021 7:00 pm
Capacity 25
Cut off date 19-04-2021 11:00 am
Fee Free
Number Hours 1
Speaker Edmond Scannell
Location Zoom Webinar


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Eircode: F23HX48


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