chapter  3
A Window to Your Child’s Inner World
Pages 20

You have collected the toys and decided on a time and place for special playtime.1 You know how to refl ect your child’s feelings and track his or her behavior. You are almost ready to start having special playtime. In fact, after reading this chapter you will be ready to have your fi rst special playtime session. In this chapter on special playtime we set the stage, conditions, limits, and content of the sessions, and then we provide an evaluation template, a list of “do’s and don’ts,”2 a detailed procedures list, a skills checklist, and a review.