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Can autistic children be helped by a play-based program?

Now, researchers at York University in Toronto are carrying out the first study of a play-based therapy program that has had some remarkable success in drawing some autistic children out of their solitary worlds and into a shared one.

In this video, the CBC’s Ioanna Roumeliotis offers a moving look inside floortime therapy … and how it’s given one Ontario family new hope for their son.

If the link is broken you can download the video here.