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Autism-specific strategies to help your clients participate more fully and joyfully in in their daily activities.

We can’t address disability without addressing race.

These ableist and racist value systems, endemic and pervasive in society, lead to catastrophic consequences in far too many young people’s lives.

3 Surprising Phrases that Stigmatize Autistic People

Most of us know that the words we choose to describe others matter. Nevertheless it can be tough to stay on top of what language reduces stigma.

Nurture the Love of Learning with a Strengths-Based Approach to Autism Interventions

A strengths-based approach to OT with kids on the spectrum allows us to strike a balance between accepting that…

Is It Sensory or Is It Behavior…Or Are We Asking the Wrong Question?

Watch the video above, or read the full transcript. Read about identity-first language. Get the details on the live training.

Why My Instagram Page is Leading You Astray & Three Strategies to Get Back on Track

If we approach our work with a set of cookie-cutter interventions, we will quickly hit a wall. We will find ourselves…

The Learn Play Thrive Approach Infographic

Take a look at this infographic to learn more about using autism learning styles as your guide in interventions.

Rethinking Planned Ignoring for Kids on the Spectrum

In either of these scenarios, did the child learn a new skill to help them cope with the demands of daily life? Did you build your trust and…

Rethinking Reinforcers for Autism

Everyone who’s worked with kids on the spectrum on tough goals knows that in order to be successful we have to tap into their motivation…

Creating Autism Interventions that Promote Flexibility:

When we teach flexibility, we can watch as our kids learn to look to their schedules to see what changes they can expect that day.