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  • Case Studies highlighted in special boxes provide snapshots of real-life situations and solutions to help you apply key concepts in the clinical setting.
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  • Key Terms, Chapter Objectives, and Review Questions help you assess and evaluate what you’ve learned.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction to Play and Occupational Therapy

1. Play and Occupational Therapy

Part II: Assessment of Play

2. The Play History Interview: A Narrative Approach

3. The Revised Knox Preschool Play Scale

4. The Test of Playfulness (ToP)

5. Assessment of Play and Leisure in Adolescents

6. Family Narratives and Play Assessment

Part III: Play as a Means for Enhancing Development and Skill Acquisition

7. The Power of Object Play for Infants and Toddlers

8. Play to Support Development of Institutionalized Toddlers

9. Play and Sensory Integration in Early Childhood

10. Play in Middle Childhood

11. Play in School-Based Occupational Therapy

Part IV: Play as a Goal of Intervention

12. Integrating Children with Disabilities into Family Play

13. Fostering Parent-Infant Playfulness in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

14. Play for Children with Autism: Structure and Experience

15. Doing With—Not Doing To: Play and the Child with Cerebral Palsy

16. Accessing Play Through Assistive Technology

17. Play and Assistive Technology in an Early Intervention Program

18. Storytelling, Storymaking, and Fantasy Play

Details

No. of pages:
480
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323029544
Electronic ISBN:
9780323062565

About the authors

L. Diane Parham

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Occupational Therapy, Director, Occupational Therapy Graduate Program, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA

Linda Fazio

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA