Tag Archives: Autism

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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Biomarkers in Fathers’ Sperm Linked to Offspring Autism

[Source:  Science Daily] Epigenetic biomarkers in human sperm have been identified that can indicate a propensity to father children with autism spectrum disorder. In the study, researchers identified a set of genomic features, called DNA methylation regions, in sperm samples … Continue reading


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Biomarkers in Fathers’ Sperm Linked to Offspring Autism

[Source:  Science Daily] Epigenetic biomarkers in human sperm have been identified that can indicate a propensity to father children with autism spectrum disorder. In the study, researchers identified a set of genomic features, called DNA methylation regions, in sperm samples … Continue reading


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