Play is one of the best teachers for children as they learn so many different concepts and skills through play. Regardless of whether a child has special needs or not the benefits of play include learning how to interact with others, how to understand and express their emotions, how to self-regulate, how to be patient, and how to show empathy.
Here are some simple ways to encourage play with your child:
How do you encourage free play with your children? Let us know in the comments below.
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Michael Jankowski, MS, OTR/L
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