Author Archives: Heidi

Toilet Training & Autism: Ideas for OT Practitioners Infographic

This s a great resource that AOTA just put on their website! [Source:  AOTA] The feature article in the February 9 issue of OT Practice is about toilet training for children with autism. What is your role as an occupational … Continue reading


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Special Ed Corner: Do’s & Don’ts of Responding to Challenging Behavior

[The Autism Classroom News] It’s been a while but I really want to try to finish up the 5 Steps to Meaningful Behavioral Support series with the final few posts on responding to challenging behavior considerations.  Of course these posts … Continue reading


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“Tom goes to the Dentist” – A Social Story for Children with Autism

Editor’s Note:  February is National Children’s Dental Health Month.  Here is an excellent resource to help your students with Autism learn about the Dentist. Source: Dental Health IE Some people with autism find it helpful to prepare for their visit … Continue reading


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Pediatric Therapy Corner: How an SLP and OT Collaborate Long-Distance

[Source:  The ASHA Leader Blog] 20 As speech-language pathologists, we all experience stories of working as an interdisciplinary team. In this story,  co-treatment brought us together and keeps us in touch today. Our relationship naturally affected us professionally, but personally … Continue reading


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NEW! Issue Number 42: Teaching & Therapy Resources for Families at Home

Welcome to Issue number 42 of our special e-letter, “Teaching & Therapy Resources for Homebound Families”     (Did you miss our previous issues?| Read them HERE) Each week, this e-mailer features new resources, articles about this bizarre time we are living … Continue reading


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