Meet the Therapist is a new video series by Tracey Butler, Director of Links to Learning in Australia. Tracey is our international representative for Australia and New Zealand, and an ABT faculty member. Meet the Therapist will introduce you to therapists across a wide range of disciplines, and give you insight into signs or symptoms of problems that you may see, what those symptoms mean, and how best to remedy them.
Sleep issues are all too common among those on the autism spectrum, and can impact other members of the family as well. There is some good information in this article. Do you know that we have an excellent non-pharmaceutical aid; Sleep Genius which is very effective for many users who follow our suggestions for successful results.
The brain’s auditory system can be shaped by exposure to different auditory environments, such as native language and musical training.
A recent doctoral study by Caitlin Dawson from University of Helsinki focuses on interacting effects of native language patterns and musical experience on early auditory processing of basic sound features. Methods included electrophysiological brainstem recording as well as a set of behavioral auditory discrimination tasks.
Snow days happen. While the idea of them may be fun, being stuck inside with kids can quickly become a challenge. Having a plan can help! Here are five ideas to keep your toddlers busy and entertained while inside.