Category Archives: OT

Tips for Enjoying an Autism-Friendly Halloween

[Source:  ABA Learning Lab] Halloween is upon us, and that means most kids (and some adults) are eagerly anticipating dressing up in their favorite costume and enjoying the spoils of trick-or-treating.  We grab our biggest pillowcases, our parents make sure … Continue reading


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School Psych Corner: Emotional Self Regulation: Techniques for Teaching

[Source:  Crisis Prevention.com via School Psyched] What is emotional self regulation? Emotional self regulation is the ability to monitor and manage our own behavior. With self regulation, we can calm ourselves down when we’re distressed, and pick ourselves up when … Continue reading


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Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Where Do We Go From Here?

Editor’s Note:  September is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month.   This is just one of the great resources you can find on Brainline.org.  Interestingly enough, it was originally written for the ASHA Leader.  Additionally, Click HERE for all the Articles we have … Continue reading


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Six Children’s Books on Diversity and Acceptance of Self and Others

[Source:  Friendship Circle.org] Have a child, grandchild or student who is not coping well because he feels different from his friends and classmates? So often children feel they are “different” than their peers. Whether it is a perception or a … Continue reading


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Free Social Stories About Personal Space

[Source: And Next Comes L] Do your kids struggle with personal space? Yeah, mine too… Social stories are one way that we have been working on this particular skill with my son. We also use our space invaders social skills pack to … Continue reading


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