Ignatius (Iggy) Reiley: Play using communication aids employing the HATT…
Ignatius (Iggy) Reiley: Play using communication aids employing the HATT model
Iggy Reiley is a 5 year old boy who is on summer break in his home town of Billings, Montana. He has a diagnosis of Autism and has mild to moderate functioning level with little to no verbal skills. Parents noticed that Iggy experienced difficulty initiating play with other children. Therapists are creating a board to provide Iggy visual communication resources to assist him engage in play with his peers and family members while at camp.
Day Camp for children 4-7 y/o
Circle Time Space
Playing with peers at summer day camp
Monday - Friday
9 am - 3 pm
Iggy's family is Irish Catholic and middle class. They attend mass every Sunday and Iggy will be attending a Catholic school in the fall. Iggy's mom is a forensic accountant and his father is a policeman. Paternal grandmother lives with his family.
Communication Board: Play
LTG: In 12 weeks, Iggy will invite peers to play, using communication aid independently, 2/3 daily opportunities in 4 days at day camp.
STG: In 6 weeks, Iggy will invite peers to play, using communication aid independently, 1/3 daily opportunities in 4 days at day camp.
Play with Peers
playing with peers
summer camp attendee, child, peer, son, friend
Routines: arrive, play, snack, play, lunch, nap, play, go home
Habits: does not make eye contact when communicating, stimms to self soothe when anxious (rocking and plays with shirt collar