Is It Sensory or Is It Behavior…Or Are We Asking the Wrong Question?
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Making Schedules for Kids on the Spectrum
Learn how to make a schedule for your clients with autism that teaches independence and flexibility
The Best Therapy is Usually Simple
Sometimes doing therapy can feel like a performance. You plan this beautiful hour, orchestrate it, and then wait for your applause and bow…
Why Sensory and Fine Motor Aren’t Enough
There’s something controversial in the occupational therapy world….It’s what on earth we OTs are supposed to do.
Getting Unstuck with Self-Calming for Autism
When we work with kids on the autism spectrum, we often find that self-regulation is challenging. Our young clients begin to get upset…
The #1 Reason OTs Feel Ineffective with Kids On the Autism Spectrum
Most OTs want so badly to make a real impact in the lives of the people we work with. We want to feel like what we are doing matters for…
3 Essential Types of Visual Supports To Help Kids On the Autism Spectrum Succeed
Many parents and therapists have heard by now that visual supports can help kids make sense of their instructions. We know that receptive…