Introduction. 1 Autism Spectrum Disorder. 2 Developmental Disabilities. 3 Influences on AutPlay Therapy. 4 Play Therapy. 5 Behavioral Therapy. 6 AutPlay Therapy Approach. 7 Emotional Regulation Ability 8 Social Skills Development. 9 Connection (Relationship Development). 10 Parent Training. 11 Phases of AutPlay Therapy. 12 AutPlay Follow Me Approach. 13 Research. 14 Case Studies. 15 Emotional Regulation Interventions. 16 Social Skills Interventions. 17 Connection Interventions. Appendix A: Therapy Inventories. Appendix B: Therapy Treatment Plan Profile. Appendix C: Additional Play Based Treatments. Appendix D: Apps for Autism and Developmental Disorders. Appendix E: Additional Resources.
Robert Jason Grant Ed.D, LPC, CAS, RPT-S is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Board Certified Counselor, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, and a Certified Autism Specialist. Dr. Grant is a member of the American Counseling Association, Association for Play Therapy, American Mental Health Counselors Association, and the Autism Society of America. He offers training to become a Certified AutPlay Therapy Provider through his website RobertJasonGrant.com and owns a private practice in Missouri where he works with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families.