Jun 23, 2022
Guest: Dr. Robert Jason Grant, Ed.D, Creator of AutPlay Therapy
You may have heard about play therapy before and all of the ways it can benefit a child's mental health, but is play therapy still a good choice if your child is neurodivergent or disabled?
In this episode of Helping Kids Thrive, Nicole talks with Dr. Robert Jason Grant, Ed.D, a licensed mental health professional, registered play therapy supervisor, and the creator of AutPlay Therapy, an integrative family play therapy approach. Dr. Grant has worked with neurodivergent children for the majority of his career and is an accomplished author, speaker, and trainer on neurodiversity affirming practices in play therapy. During this episode, they discuss considerations for neurodivergent children participating in play therapy, terminology around neurodivergency, and tips for parents who are navigating a new diagnosis with their child.
Resources Mentioned During This Episode
To connect with Dr. Robert Jason Grant: LinkedIn