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This course provides participants with a theoretical, conceptual, and practical understanding of the assessment and treatment of children with learning disabilities and developmental delays through play. An overview of specific learning disabilities and developmental delays are initially presented, along with case studies of each disorder. Included are an in-depth discussion of indications of developmental delay and learning disabilities in the play and drawing of these children. Adaptations of play techniques for use with developmentally delayed and learning disabled are presented.

Other Credits: BBS, APT: 7 CE Hrs.

Note: Applies toward the Certificate in Play Therapy. While the Department of Psychiatry is aware of the research on the efficacy of play therapy*, it cannot specifically endorse each play therapy intervention included in each class in the play therapy certificate program. * http://www.a4pt.org/?page=Research

Course Number: PSY-40168
Credit: 0.50 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Play Therapy

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