What is Lego Therapy intervention?
- Collaborative play in which young people work together to build Lego models in a structured environment.
- Group members have different but interdependent roles which necessitate interaction and work on a multitude of skills.
- Rules are formulated to decide on appropriate conduct.
- Increases interest in engaging with peers and building friendships.
What is the focus of Lego Therapy?
- Joint attention
- Listening to others
- Initiating communication
- Sharing and teamwork
- Overcoming aloofness and rigidity
- Learning language concepts
What are the objectives of Lego Therapy?
- To increase a child’s ability to engage and work cooperatively with their peers
- To support a child’s ability to initiate conversation and respond appropriately
- To increase a child’s strategies for compromise and negotiation
- To support a child’s ability to take direction from their peers