Play in Occupational Therapy for Children / Edition 1

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Overview

This book focuses on the importance of play in evaluating and treating children with disabilities. It begins with an introduction to play and occupational therapy. Section two addresses assessment of play, section four discusses play as a means for enhancing development and skill acquisition, and the last section focuses on play as a goal of intervention. This comprehensive book, written by leading experts in the field, covers a broad array of topics and contains practical suggestions concerning evaluation and treatment. Includes key terms, review questions, many case examples and a glossary.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801678387
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/1/1996
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Occupational Therapy, Director, Occupational Therapy Graduate Program, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA

Professor, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Table of Contents

1 Play and Occupational Therapy 2
2 Narrative Contributions to the Play History 23
3 Development and Current Use of the Knox Preschool Play Scale 35
4 Play and Playfulness: What to Look For 52
5 Family Narratives and Play Assessment 67
6 The Power of Object Play for Infants and Toddlers at Risk for Developmental Delays 86
7 Play and the Sensory Integrative Approach 112
8 Play in Middle Childhood: A Focus on Children with Behavior and Emotional Disorders 126
9 Elementary to Middle School Transition: Using Multicultural Play Activities to Develop Life Skills 144
1O Integrating Children with Disabilities into Family Play 159
11 Fostering Parent-Infant Playfulness in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 171
12 Strategies To Enhance Play Experiences of Preschoolers with Prenatal Drug Exposure 184
13 Doing With - Not Doing To: Play and the Child with Cerebral Palsy 202
14 Accessing Play Through Assistive Technology 219
15 Storytelling, Storymaking, and Fantasy Play 233
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