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What toys can I give to my autistic grandson?
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Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: Limited choices
Unfortunately, there are few toys developed specifically for autistics (but I am aware of one great idea that is in development).
You have to use toys/tools/devices designed for the "regular" population. Just competence or even mastery with a toy is not enough. The goal should be to encourage interaction with others & to feel/express emotionally.

In brief: Limited choices
Unfortunately, there are few toys developed specifically for autistics (but I am aware of one great idea that is in development).
You have to use toys/tools/devices designed for the "regular" population. Just competence or even mastery with a toy is not enough. The goal should be to encourage interaction with others & to feel/express emotionally.
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Let us know when the toy becomes available!
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Let us know when the toy becomes available!
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
4 doctors agree
In brief: Ones that require
Him to interact with his family; anything that promotes turn-taking, social interaction & social communication.
See carol gray's social stories books, published by future horizons. Some items teach facial expressions. There are "timed-timers" visual cues to prepare him for transitions. Amazon has wooden melissa & doug toys for pretend play & wall calenders for him to see daily schedules by m & d.

In brief: Ones that require
Him to interact with his family; anything that promotes turn-taking, social interaction & social communication.
See carol gray's social stories books, published by future horizons. Some items teach facial expressions. There are "timed-timers" visual cues to prepare him for transitions. Amazon has wooden melissa & doug toys for pretend play & wall calenders for him to see daily schedules by m & d.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
See www.autism-society.org & www.autismspeaks.org Little Looster for toilet training. Great T-shirts: I have Autism What's your excuse?
Dr. Johanna Fricke
See www.autism-society.org & www.autismspeaks.org Little Looster for toilet training. Great T-shirts: I have Autism What's your excuse?
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