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April 2014 Blog Posts (3)

Autism/OT Month: Understanding the Distinction between Sensory Integration and Sensory-Based Strategies

There are many interventions and treatment techniques for assisting children diagnosed with autism.

Research indicates that about 90% of children diagnosed with autism also have sensory processing challenges. Therefore sensory processing must be evaluated.

Two of my favorite standardized rating scales are the Sensory…


Added by Rick Ruess on April 14, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

3 Quick Inclusion Tips for Students on the Spectrum

 About 1 in 68 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to estimates from the CDC (Center for Disease Control).  April is Autism Awareness Month. If you know a child on the spectrum, consider these tips as part of a good sensory lifestyle and help promote inclusion in daily activities.…


Added by Cecilia Cruse on April 14, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

How Video Games Benefit Children with Autism

Touted previously as an inhibitor of brain…


Added by Kyle H. Albert on April 8, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

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