Play To Improve Speech in Kids With Autism

Creative and imaginative play is the most complex form of play and an area where children on the autism spectrum can struggle. In this recent article I wrote for Speech Blubs, I break down:

  • What is creative and imaginative play?
  • Why is it an important skill for children?
  • Why do children on the autism spectrum struggle with it?
  • How it can impact communication?
  • 5 simple activities to start building creative and imaginative play in children on spectrum today!

To read the complete article, click here:

Creative and Imaginative Play Activities for Autistic Kids That Improve Speech

Play is often talked about as if it is a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning.

Mr. Rogers

Speech Blubs is a speech learning app for kids that aims to help children speak better, sooner, and more confidently. Speech Blubs, perfect for children between the ages of 1-8, using video modeling, face filters, speech recognition, stickers, and loads of FUN activities. I have used Speech Blubs with my own child for years! Check it out today a

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Amy Nielsen

Amy Nielsen is a former children's librarian of nearly twenty years. She now spends most of her time obsessively pounding on a keyboard. She is the author of It Takes a Village: How to Build a Support System for Your Exceptional Needs Family, Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder. Her upcoming YA Worth it debuts in May of 2024. She is also a freelance writer for The Autism Helper. When she's not writing, she and her family are most likely crusing the waters of Tampa Bay.