I have had plenty of experience with teaching art. But the most interesting and challenging classes were the ones where a group of special needs people arrived. The benefits of art therapy are great.
As parents of special needs children, we can feel overworked and exhausted. It's okay to feel sad . Understanding what true depression is, can help you find solutions to help take care of YOU.
The ability to plan, organize and use time management skills are all a part of Executive Function skills. Deficits in this area can hinder individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
This is a sample survey designed to collect research data for an autism research study. The survey is written according to APA standards.
It's tough parenting a child on the autism spectrum. Many of us feel completely misunderstood by the typical world. Here are just a few things that I wish that all teachers knew about ASD.
This article provides insights and some characteristics that is most common in Autistic Children.
Some might require tactile prompts to facilitate oral motor imitation in Discrete Trial Training (DTT), also called Early "Intensive" Behavioral Intervention (EIBI). For others, Early Behavioral Interventions (EBIs) should be more naturalistic and play-based.
This hypothetical study is designed to evaluate the effect occupational therapy has on improving skill generalization and sensory integration in people with autism.
A Benefits Coordinator is an amazing person to have on your side when you are trying to deal with your autistic or unruly child. I will explain in detail why that is, but first I have to give some background about my son, Devin Jr.
Do you want a basic overview of what occupational therapy can do for those with Autism? Well, here it is!