Interactive Play with Young Handicapped Children


Demonstrates how to engage in meaningful play with handicapped children.

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Producer: University of Leeds
Year Produced: 1980
Running time: 25 minutes
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Adult-mediated play is extremely important to the intellectual development of young children. The film demonstrates how to engage in meaningful play with children – aged from 7 months to 4 years – who have a variety of developmental problems, including autism, cerebral palsy, general learning disabilities. and visual impairment.
Mark 3 years 9 months. Autistic features
Kevin 3 years 9 month. Slow general development
Helen 3 years 5 months Generally delayed development
Richard 3 years. Fine manipulating difficulties and some language problems.
Jill 3 years Visual problems with atypical motor and language development.
Nicholas 7 months. Cerebral palsy
Sarah 2 years 10 months. Cerebral palsy
Alexandra 1 year 4 months. Cerebral palsy and general delay and visual problems.
Rachel 2 years 10 months. Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

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