Autism Awareness Month : Webinar Resources for “Autism at Play”

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SENSORY INTEGRATION

1 Sensory Integration articles and resources:
http://www.childrensdisabilities.info/sensory_integration/index.html
(from Children’s Disabilities Information)

2. Teaching Students with Sensory Impairmentshttps://ada.osu.edu/resources/fastfacts/Sensory-Impairment- FF.pdf
Autism Research Institute:
https://www.autism.com/symptoms_sensory_overview

3. Child Mind Institute:
https://childmind.org/article/the-debate- over-sensory-processing/

4. Activities: Brain Balance Achievement Centers:
https://www.brainbalancecenters.com/blog/2015/03/sensory-integration-exercises-reduce- sensory-sensitivity/

5. OT Mom:
http://www.ot-mom- learning-activities.com/sensory- integration-activities.html

6. Includes Sensory diet for Proprioception and Vestibular Input:
https://www.sensorysmarts.com/sensory_diet_activities.html

 

COMMUNICATION

1. Basic information: http://www.hanen.org/Helpful-Info/Autism- Corner/How-Autism-Affects- Communication.aspx

2. Nonverbal Communicators:
https://www.speechandlanguagekids.com/functional-communication/

3. Autism Speaks: https://www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2014/03/14/guidance-helping-nonverbal- child-severely- disabled-autism

4. TEACCH: http://teacch.com/communication-approaches- 2/nonverbal-thinking-communication-imitation- and-play- skills-with- some-things- to-remember

5. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA – Dr. Skinner/Dr. Lovaas):
http://www.iloveaba.com/2012/05/teaching-non-verbal-children-to.html

6. New technology for those with paralysis or loss of speech:
http://www.controlbionics.com/neuronode/?gclid=CJaJxJ_vutMCFQkwaQodjlMB3A

7. A few resources of augmentative and alternative communication tech devices:

 

TOUCH

1. North Shore Pediatric Therapy Center (Chicago-based) Tactile Activity Ideas:
http://nspt4kids.com/therapy/activities-to-address-your-childs-tactile-hypersensitivities/

2. Tactile Hypersensitivity Activities:
http://asensorylife.com/tactile-play-and-activities.html

3. Tactile Defensiveness:
http://www.childrensdisabilities.info/sensory_integration/activities-tactile.html

4. Brushing caution:
http://www.sensory-processing-disorder.com/wilbarger-brushing-protocol-who-can-do-it.html

5. Tactile Hyposensitivity:
http://www.sensory-processing-disorder.com/heavy-work-activities.html

6. Tactile Hyposensitivity:
https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/sensory-processing-issues/understanding-sensory-processing-issues

PHYSICAL ORIENTATION

1. Free Academic, Behavior and Social Emotional Support for Children
http://www.educationandbehavior.com/how-to-set-up-the-classroom-for-students-with-autism/

2. Classroom Structure:
http://theautismhelper.com/classroom-structure-visually-divided-defined/

3, First hand account of how structure helps lower anxiety:
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/aspergers-diary/201403/using-structure-help-autistic-kids-build-flexibility

4. Temple Grandin YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn_9f5x0f1Q


 

RESEARCH IN AUTISM

1. Dr. Stanley Greenspan – Floortime:
https://www.stanleygreenspan.com/

2. The TEACCH Method:
https://www.autism.com/treating_TEACCH

3. Dr. Ole Loovas: (Applied Behavioral Analysis)
http://lovaas.com/

4. Early Intervention Video Therapy Training (Communication) for Parents:
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170411085810.htm

5. Temple Grandin’s Ted Talk:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn_9f5x0f1Q

6. Top Ten Inspirational People with Autism and Aspergers Syndrome:

7. Adult Individuals with Autism, Finances:
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170417155019.htm