Improvement In Sensory Profile Post Sensory Integration Therapy For Autism

What are the sensory systems that may affect those with Autism diagnoses and how might it impact them?  via Improvement In Sensory Profile Post Sensory Integration Therapy For Autism

Cooped up in a house for hours day by day, one wonders what can be done to help organize the day.?   How do you do so on a “typical” day and how are you able to adapt it so that you get up-get ready dressed etc; have breakfast – can you prepare this together? and then have a structured play time  There are some really easy menus that may be fun to put together

 

 

How Does Assistive Technology Assist People With Communication Need? — Autism Connect

The frustration of not able to communicate or express their wants can have a negative effect on individuals with autism. They may tend to stay aloof, throw tantrum and indulge in negative behavior For autism, assistive technology can benefit individuals (of all age groups) in promoting communication and social interactions. Assistive technology refers to hand-held gadgets such […]

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For school aged children, a caregiver can request the school district for an AAC assessment through the IEP process. Here is an example of how to request through DREF.org
https://dredf.org/…/uploads/2016/02/AT-AAC-Assessment.doc

 

Fussy Eating

by Claire Gillespie shared from The Week and via Fussy Eating — Pediatric Feeding News

The Truth about Fussy Eating by by Claire Gillespie shared from The Week It’s no big secret that a lot of kids don’t like vegetables. Or they think they don’t like them, because they don’t really know — they won’t try them. Another non-secret is that one of the most exhausting aspects of parenting isKeep…

 

 

There are serious sensory components to eating and these are illustrated through another remarkable post that was recently featured; well worth a look.  For example, the sensation for some may be illustrated with the following image.  https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/77902889/posts/2550462747

When Your Picky Eater is Ready for Prom, not Preschool — Pediatric Feeding News

By Jenny McGlothlin, MS, CCC/SLP, CLC and Katja Rowell, MD Anthony has been picky as long as he can remember. His mom however, remembers a time when he ate well; she even has the baby pictures of him smeared with pasta sauce to prove it. Anthony hasn’t had meat sauce for over 13 years. ThoughKeep…

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