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PT Corner: 5 Gross Motor Activities to Help with Dressing Skills

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Gross motor activities that focus on postural control, trunk rotation, bilateral coordination, eye hand coordination,motor planning and balance skills are beneficial when it comes to developing independence with dressing. Here are 5 suggested activities:  Play games … Continue reading

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Autism Corner: Effective Interventions for Problem Behaviors in Children on the Autism Spectrum

[Source:  My Aspergers Child] In order to create an effective intervention for problem behaviors in children with Asperger’s (AS) and High-Functioning Autism (HFA), parents need to take into consideration a variety of aspects. Let’s first look at “The 4-Step Plan”: … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: How to Use Books to Improve Toddlers’ Communication Skills

  by Kimberly Scanlon, M.A. CCC-SLP As a pediatric speech language pathologist who specializes in treating toddlers and preschoolers, I often use books during my speech therapy sessions. In fact, I LOVE using books as a way to get toddlers … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Pushing the Birds out of the Nest

[Source:  The EleanorOT Blog] By Eleanor Cawley M.S. OTR/L When is it time to discharge?:  This is always one of the biggest questions when it comes down to CSE Meetings and whether or not to recommend services for students next … Continue reading

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Autism Corner: 7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Child’s Language Skills

Copyright © Autism Asperger’s Digest. 2011. All Rights Reserved. Editor’s Note: This article is written for parents. We reprint it here so that you may share it with the parents of your kiddos. Excerpted from the article, “Breaking the Language … Continue reading

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