Discover a framework for using neurodivergent-affirming play interventions that value differences

 

Neurodiversity-Affirming Play Therapy
with Children and Teens

with AutPlay Therapy Founder, Robert Jason Grant, EdD

FEATURING 15 PLAY INTERVENTIONS WITH 4 CLIENTS • 5 CEUS • RESOURCE GUIDES, HANDOUTS & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

 

Learn how to help young neurodivergent clients thrive by using the power of play to build therapeutic connection and emphasize collaboration and validation in this online course. Empower neurodivergent children and teens with interventions tailored to support their unique needs and celebrate their strengths all while having fun.

 

$109 USD

15 Play Interventions with 4 Clients • 5 CEUs • Supplemental Resources
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For individual use only; not intended for shared use, teaching or training.
Are you an educator or clinical director? Learn how to incorporate our resources into your courses and trainings. Contact [email protected] or call 1-800-577-4762.

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Neurodiversity-Affirming Play Therapy
with Children and Teens

Online Course with AutPlay Therapy Founder, Robert Jason Grant, EdD

FEATURING 15 PLAY INTERVENTIONS WITH 4 CLIENTS • 5 CEUS • RESOURCE GUIDES, HANDOUTS & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

 

There is growing awareness that the traditional deficit-based therapeutic mindset that pathologize neurological differences, such as autism and ADHD, often leads to poor mental health outcomes. Learn how to help young neurodivergent clients thrive through neurodiversity-affirming play practices.

In this course renowned expert Robert Jason Grant lays the foundation for applying a neurodiversity-affirming lens to play therapy through discussions and demonstrations of 15 play interventions featuring four different children, each with unique needs and interests. You’ll gain clinical tools and strategies for supporting and empowering neurodivergent children and teens.

Learn How To:

Treat people, not symptoms, by finding where clients are stuck

Implement play therapy theories through a diversity-affirming lens

Learn trauma-informed methods for restoring agency

Confidently tailor interventions to support each child's needs

Learn attachment-oriented techniques to re-secure bonds with deceased

Support the development of advocacy skills for your clients and their families

Restorative retelling practices like bracing pacing and facing

Adopt a collaborative, client-led approach to play-based interventions

Look at loss through a different lens

Empower clients by developing strategies they can use to achieve their goals

Restorative retelling practices like bracing pacing and facing

Create a space where neurodivergent children are fully understood and valued

Help neurodivergent clients thrive with play interventions that celebrate differences

15 Play Interventions with 4 Clients  •  5 CEUs  •  Downloadable Resources, Guides & More!

Only $109

ENROLL NOW

For individual use only; not intended for shared use, teaching or training.
Are you an educator or clinical director? Learn how to incorporate our resources into your courses and trainings. Contact [email protected] or call 1-800-577-4762.

Course Curriculum

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VOLUME 1
Regulation/Sensory Interventions

Help clients understand their sensory and regulatory systems, finding play practices that help them self-regulate and collaborating with the adults in their lives to provide opportunities for coregulation. Grant uses play interventions such as:

  • Bubble Pop Brain Blast
  • Body Part Bubble Pop
  • Midline Mirror Moves 
  • Patty Cake Categories
  • Together Balloons
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VOLUME 2
Emotional Identification Interventions

Assess clients’ abilities to identify their emotions, validate the ways in which they experience their emotions, and developing tools for communicating with others about their feelings. Interventions include:

  • One Color Picture
  • Musical Feelings
  • LEGO Build
  • Animal Feelings
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VOLUME 3
Identity Awareness Interventions

Nurture clients understanding of themselves as neurodivergent individuals through strengths-based play and language that builds self-worth. Play interventions include:

  • Look at my Strengths
  • Quiet and Loud
  • Rate Yourself 1-10 
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VOLUME 4
Social Navigation Interventions

Work with clients to identify their social goals and tailoring play to help them succeed, as well as supporting needs that might exist around safety and self-advocacy in a neuro-normative world. Grant uses the following play interventions:

  • Collaborative Drawing
  • Sculpture 
  • My Safety Wheel
  • Sculpture

What You Get in This Course

  • 5 hours of videos featuring 15 play therapy interventions with 4 different neurodivergent clients

  • Thorough discussions for behind-the-scenes insight

  • Supplemental resources including intervention frameworks, skill-building exercises, resource guides, and more

  • BONUS VIDEO: Parent consultation

  • 5 continuing education credits available for licensed professionals

About Robert Jason Grant

Robert Jason Grant, EdD, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor who specializes in working with neurodivergent children, teens, and their families. He practices through an integrative family play therapy framework.

He is best known for creating AutPlay® Therapy, a diversity framework designed to address the mental health needs of neurodivergent children and adolescents.

He is a renowned international speaker, consultant, and trainer who is a multi-published author of titles including The AutPlay® Therapy Handbook: Integrative Family Play Therapy with Neurodivergent Children.

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