The entry tactics "wait and hover" as well as mimicking (Dodge & Schlundt, 1983), synchronous play (Ramsey & Lasquade, 1996), and parallel play
(Beilinson & Olswang, 2003) have been used to code behaviors in which the child seeking entry stands back and watches or copies the play scenario.
This demonstrates the incredible power of mimicking animal behavior, referred to as parallel play
Often, these disparate systems lose track of the child underneath the diagnosis, and engage in a sort of parallel play
, buffeting the child back and forth like a rubber ball, with little effect on the child's ability to function in the world.
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Social play behaviors included Cooperative, Associative, Parallel Aware, and Parallel Play
Behaviors whereas nonsocial play behaviors consisted of Solitary Play, Onlooker, Unoccupied, Transition, Aggression, and Other Nonsocial play behaviors.
The centers where most associative or cooperative play with peers occurred were water, computer, and house/dress-up; and the ones where the most parallel play
occurred were art, creative expression, and woodworking.
Physicians often work in tandem much as children in parallel play
It provides for parallel play
," where several people can be entertained, yet they don't neccassarily have to interact with each other.
The nondisabled students in the individualistic condition engaged in parallel play
, M = 7.
Tim Page, author of Parallel Play
, will discuss his autobiographical account of "Growing up with Undiagnosed Asperger's" at the conference.
solitary play, parallel play
, group play) with cognitive play categories (i.
for parallel play
, 82% (range 72- 1 0) for associative