The Game Break Group: Healthy Hobbies and Interests
Leisure matters for all children and youth! In this video, you'll observe two occupational therapists leading an after-school activity-based group in a clinic setting with children/youth who have a range of developmental disabilities (autism spectrum disorder) and mental health challenges (anxiety). Many of the youth struggle with friendship issues and bullying at school. The focus of Game Break, is to cultivate healthy hobbies and interests and social skills important for the development of friends. Listen to what a young boy, mother and occupational therapist say about the social and emotional benefits of the group!