Parent coaching early intervention program benefits young children with autism

2 octubre 2014

A parent coaching intervention brings meaningful benefits for preschool-aged children with autism-spectrum disorders (ASD), according to a clinical trial. The approach «fosters parents’ interactional abilities and play skills to promote their children’s functional development,» according to the authors. Parents reported that they were able to engage their child in 15- to 20-minute play sessions and throughout daily routines, for a total of two hours per day.