LEGO-Based Therapy: How Colourful Bricks Are Helping Kids With Autism Improve Their Social Skills

Playing with LEGO can be more than just a way to prevent boredom, for some children it has the power to boost their social skills and build self-esteem.

LEGO-based therapy is a social development programme for kids with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) or related social communication difficulties. 

Debi Richmond’s 10-year-old son Adam, who has High Functioning Asperger’s Syndrome, improved his social awareness through attending the sessions. 

“He uses it as a calming tool,” Richmond told The Huffington Post UK. “It has allowed Adam to be his own person and share a common interest with others.”

Supplied

Adam Richmond has improved his social and communication skills through attending LEGO-based therapy sessions

Initially developed by Dr. Dan LeGoff, a clinical…

Read Story

Share This Post