From the Blog

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

A Confident OT: What It Looks Like & How to Get There

We want to feel honest, calm, and present in our work, whether things are going great or our sessions are descending into chaos.

Rethinking Hand-Over-Hand Assistance for Kids On the Autism Spectrum

If you don’t have a toolbox full of autism-specific strategies, letting go of hand-over-hand can feel scary. Keep reading to learn different strategies to keep therapy moving forward.

3 Essential Types of Visual Supports To Help Kids On the Autism Spectrum Succeed

When you make visuals that are clear and meaningful, your client will show you how much it really helps them!

The #1 Reason OTs Feel Ineffective with Kids On the Autism Spectrum

Being an OT can leave you feeling alone and confused, but becoming a competent and confident therapist for kids on the autism spectrum is totally possible.

Getting Unstuck with Self-Calming for Autism

Check out my suggestion for concrete steps to teaching self-calming to your autistic clients!

Why Sensory and Fine Motor Aren’t Enough

When we limit ourselves, we miss a great opportunity to help parents and kids feel successful in the every-day activities that matter to their development and happiness.

The Best Therapy is Usually Simple

When we stop rushing and filling time to feel successful, it opens up so many possibilities for kids and families.

Making Schedules for Kids on the Spectrum

A great and easy-to-follow visual tool to support you in making schedules for your autistic clients – including how to build in flexibility!