Sensory overload, communication delays, pressure to perform, understaffed classrooms are only a few of the reasons why children with autism struggle in regular classrooms. Sensory Enrichment Therapy can help re-wire the brain functions involved.
Developmental milestones of writing and the pencil grip. Why it’s worth getting it right. Review of existing techniques. Sensory enrichment activities that can help.
“Yeah, just off these small things, there was a massive difference, just of the first night” This is the whole story… A few weeks ago we did a webinar on sleep with recommendations based our program of Sensory Enrichment Therapy. That webinar generated many questions and so we decided to pick one parent to conduct a follow-up interview to answer
There are 8 early stages of speech development in children: Eye contact, Spitting, Mouthing, Biting, Vocalizing, Imitating your sounds, Mama, dada, First word. All children, including those with autism, need to work through each of these milestones to develop natural speech.
In Part 1 we reviewed early stages of speech development. Part 2 is for individuals who have shown that can either put sounds together, say individual words, put words together, formulate sentences (whether echolalic or spontaneous)
This checklist was created to help you understand the first phases of speech development. Behaviors you see today may actually be signs of developing speech.