Use of LEGO© as a Therapeutic Medium for Improving Social Competence

  title={Use of LEGO© as a Therapeutic Medium for Improving Social Competence},
  author={Daniel B. LeGoff},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  • Daniel B. LeGoff
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
  • A repeated-measures, waiting list control design was used to assess efficacy of a social skills intervention for autistic spectrum children focused on individual and group LEGO© play. The intervention combined aspects of behavior therapy, peer modeling and naturalistic communication strategies. Close interaction and joint attention to task play an important role in both group and individual therapy activities. The goal of treatment was to improve social competence (SC) which was construed as… CONTINUE READING
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