Tag Archives: Autism

Congress Considers Renewal Of Autism Act

[Source:  Disability Scoop] Lawmakers are looking to secure over $1 billion in the coming years for federal efforts to address the needs of people with autism, including additional support for adults on the spectrum. A bill introduced late last week … Continue reading

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Autism Corner: Why We Need Autism

By: Bek Wiltbank, Occupational Therapist I love people with Autism. All ages, all types, every one of them. Many questions loom over our society, Why is Autism so prevalent? Where has it come from? Some people ask, How can we … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Turn Taking and Waiting Games

All material Copyright © April 2011 The Down Syndrome Centre Reprinted with the express permission of the The Down Syndrome Centre as originally published on their website. By: Marinet vanVuren Turn-taking is an important social skill to learn. Communication involves … Continue reading

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Autism Corner: Self-Management for Students with ASD

By: Lee A. Wilkinson, PhD, NCSP Introduction The dramatic increase in the number of school-age children identified with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) has created a pressing need to design and implement positive behavioral supports in our schools’ classrooms. Autism is … Continue reading

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Pediatric / School-Based Therapy Resource of the Week: Mr. Potato Head

By: Shareka Bentham, SLT copyright 2010, Shareka Bentham, SLT. This blog post has been reprinted with express permission of the author as it appeared on her blog Easy Speech and Language Ideas He may seem like just an ordinary guy … Continue reading

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