New Book Released!

It’s been a busy time here at Play with Purpose, LLC! We’ve released our first book in the Look! It’s in a Book! program called Food: Autism Early Learning Series. It’s available for $11.95 from Amazon. Click here to order your copy today! We’ve also been working on putting together several free videos on howContinue reading “New Book Released!”


Anticipation is the electricity of childhood. — Jason Kotecki Who doesn’t remember at some point in their childhood looking at a wrapped present with their name on it and feeling some excitement?       “I wonder what’s inside?”       “Will it be something I can play with?”       “Is it somethingContinue reading “Anticipation”

October is Sensory Processing Awareness Month

The human body uses five senses — taste, touch, sight, sound, and smell — to send information to the brain, where it is then processed and acted upon. For some children, they have either too much information coming in or too little. This can be overwhelming and/or confusing for the child, causing them to respondContinue reading “October is Sensory Processing Awareness Month”

Do you want to play with me?

Twenty some odd years ago, I had a student with autism (“Daniel”) who was developing academic skills, speaking in full sentences, but who had great difficulty playing with or connecting to other children at home or in class. Right around that time, I had attended an autism workshop in Brooklyn where they talked about howContinue reading “Do you want to play with me?”