Social Competence - Part 3: Play and Friendship


Good play skills are connected to better cognitive, social, language, and emotional development. For individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), play can be a challenge. This segment explores how ASD affects play and the formation of friendships, while giving supports to help develop play and friendship skills.

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Social Competence

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