Trainings from Learn Play Thrive

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In this in-depth interventions training, you'll earn 6.5 hours of CEU credit and learn how to confidently and effectively teach your young clients with autism skills new skills ranging from pre-academics to play and self-care.

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In this 1.5 hour mini training, you'll learn how to effectively use object exchange and picture exchange to teach your clients with autism how to ask for what they want and need.


In this two-hour mini training, you'll learn how to problem solve challenging behaviors for your clients with autism using a deep understanding of autism learning styles. (This content is also included in the full LPT Approach to Autism course.)

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In this two-hour mini training, you'll learn how to effectively teach your clients with autism to play with toys and with each other. (This content is also included in the full LPT Approach to Autism course.)

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From the Blog

March 20, 2020

Most of us know that the words we choose to describe others matter. Nevertheless it can be tough to stay on top of what language reduces stigma and confusion and what language does just the opposite. 

Did you know the majority of autistic adults prefer to be called "autistic" not "people with autism"? It turns out person-first language (e.g. saying “person with autism”)  may serve to increase stigma rather than remove it.  Not...

March 3, 2020

A strengths-based approach to OT with kids on the spectrum allows us to strike a balance between accepting that autistic kids think differently and also finding a way to teach them new skills. It reduces the burden on our autistic kids, who are often overwhelmed with the daily challenges of life in a world that is set up for neurotypical people. And it lets us find joy together with them as we help them learn new skills in a w...

January 17, 2020

We all want to show up to work feeling more confident. Click on the video below for a few concrete and effective things you can do in your very next session to help you get there.

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January 16, 2020

If we approach our work with a set of cookie-cutter interventions, we will quickly hit a wall. We will find ourselves presenting the same activities to each of our clients regardless of their needs, strengths, interests, and emerging skills. And we’ll find that increasingly we are met with resistance from our clients, and seemingly left to rely more and more on behavioral strategies like rewards, reinforcers, and withholding p...

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