Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 9:00 AM EDT
Friday, October 29, 2021 at 4:00 PM EDT

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Jenica Metzler 
The Childhood League Center 

About our Teaching PLAY Trainer

Katie Scott MS, LISW

Katie Scott lives in Columbus, Ohio and works at West Central Ohio Network as a PLAY and Teaching PLAY Consultant.  Katie is a PLAY Project supervisor, Teaching PLAY Mentor and Master Trainer. She has a Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education from the University of Dayton, Master of Child Development from the Erikson Institute and an MSW from Loyola University of Chicago. She is an early intervention specialist and a clinical social worker. Katie’s experience in working with children has included Autism Spectrum Disorder, sensory-processing issues, medical issues, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, genetic disorders and developmental delays. She has worked with a wide range of ages from birth to adults in a variety of settings (home, clinic, schools) for over 15 years.  Katie began her work with PLAY as a PLAY Tutor in 2006 and was officially trained to be a PLAY Consultant in 2012. Over the past few years, Katie has been invested in expanding Teaching PLAY and training as many educators as possible. She has been in over 100 classrooms coaching interdisciplinary teams and has provided several Teaching PLAY workshops. Outside of work, Katie enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, Kevin, and children, Theo and Lucy.

Teaching PLAY is a classroom application of The PLAY Project that focuses on a child’s functional development and interaction so children with autism will be more successful in school both socially and academically.