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Home Consultant Fact Sheet

  • The P.L.A.Y. (Play and Language for Autistic Youngsters) Project™ Home Consultant Program is a key component of the project.

  • The Home Consultant provides monthly home visits and uses videotape technology to give families detailed guidance about ways to implement the DIR/Floortime model at home

  • Home Consultation typically includes:
    • 6-12 visits per year
    • 3 hour sessions roughly divided between 1 hour of modeling, 1 hour of coaching the family and 1 hour of feedback.
    • Selected videotaping of play interactions with written evaluations and feedback.
    • Assistance with IEP Goals
    • Video Review Program in combination with home visits (see Video Review Program Fact Sheet)
    • Online service through RelateNow.com

  • The PLAY Project Home Consulting Program has a thorough program evaluation that includes:
    • Family satisfaction with consulting services
    • Documentation of progress using a combination of family information, various questionnaires/assessments and video rating scales.

  • PLAY Consultants also provide resources for families about other types of comprehensive therapies (Speech & Langauge, Occupational Therapy, etc.)