Bright Connections Occupational Therapy is proud to offer the PLAY Project. Lauren Vanderlist, is the owner and sole provider of occupational therapy services with Bright Connections. She is a licensed pediatric occupational therapist with many years of experience working with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Through the PLAY Project she is able to combine the experience and skill of an occupational therapist with the passion of a certified PLAY Project consultant. Evidence has shown that participation in PLAY Project intervention produces significant outcomes for both children with autism and their caregivers. Improvements in language, behavior, social skills and autism severity are among the many positive outcomes. Sessions take place in family homes, allowing services to be provided throughout southeast Michigan.