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At UC Davis MIND Institute, learning can be child’s play for autistic
Sacramento Bee - April Dembosky

Most parents never think they’ll have to learn how to play with their own children. But if a toddler is diagnosed with autism, moms and dads can spend years with the child and a therapist, drawing with crayons and playing hide and seek. Research is proving that as parents color and stack building blocks with their kids, they are subtly teaching them to overcome cognitive, language and social delays.