Category Archives: OT

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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Snow Names – Winter Craft

[Source: No Time for Flash Cards] This is a fast little winter craft that helps to develop name recognition, writing, and even hand strength! Yes, using glue bottles for writing is a fun way to work on writing without a … Continue reading

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