Lego-based therapy is an evidence based approach that aims to develop social communication skills, such as sharing, turn-taking, following rules, using names and problem-solving.
During a LEGO-Based Therapy session, three or four children of similar ages and abilities work together to build a LEGO model following.
Each child takes on one of four specific roles to do this:
Using this format provides each child with an opportunity to practice and develop a wide range of skills, including language skills (in both giving and receiving instructions) turn-taking, negotiating, sharing and collaborative social problem-solving. It also encourages children to reflect on their own actions and skills as well as give constructive feedback to their peers.