An Illustration Of The Use Of Scripted Play To Engage The ASD Child And Promote Social Development — A Father’s Story. Sam presses stop then rewind— silencing Learning About Letters before the credits start to roll— then he emerges from the T.V. room dressed in bright Gymboree colors. He wears a colander on his head. wearing a blank expression, he heads toward the living room as if following a preprogrammed set of instructions.