Before the Mendability program, John, diagnosed with PDD-NOS, struggled with his handwriting, aggressive outbursts, and lack of attention. Today, John has the typical handwriting of a sixth grader, can self-regulate, and will sit patiently through his school lessons.
How this new video game Pokemon Go can reduce obstacles to social interaction and help overcome apraxia (delayed speech)
Sensory Enrichment Therapy™ is designed to enhance everything you are already doing. This article has been designed to help you realize how you can reach your goals and still have time for everything else that matters. Continue reading for 6 recommendations that will help you maximize the time your spend with your child.
Autism cases in California are on the rise. The need for autism treatments and autism therapies for California is more and more evident. The California Department of Developmental Service (DVS) autism cases have skyrocketed from 3,262 in 1989 to over 80,000 today (only cases deemed severe, not counting any cases that are mild according to their system). About
Looking for worthwhile activities for your autistic child during his free time? Read about the research pointing to the benefits of downtime and unguided discovery.
Stimming usually involves repetitive behaviors, motions or sounds. This article outlines research pointing at anxiety and sensory processing as root causes.
Because of visual processing problems, crowded public places can easily overload individuals with autism, making them feel stressed and anxious, resulting in a meltdown. In today’s article we outline five of these aspects of visual processing that you may not have thought of.