Anthropomorphism and Autism

Handouts are online (.pdf) HERE Learn about recent findings suggesting that autistic individuals may be more likely to anthropomorphize, the tendency to ascribe human-like attributes,

Anthropomorphism and Autism2023-10-25T17:38:47-05:00

Pain, Sensory Issues and Autism

Dr. Tami Bar-shalita, Merry Kalingal Levi, and Dr. Yelena Granovsky explore the intricate connections between pain, sensory perception, and autism. They discuss quantitative and qualitative research findings

Pain, Sensory Issues and Autism2023-11-27T18:07:19-05:00

Autism and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome – Updates

Dr. Emily Casanova and Rosie Head discuss research updates on Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) and their overlap with autism. Casanova outlines ongoing research investigations into the genetic factors that

Autism and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome – Updates2023-06-20T21:42:26-05:00

Aquatic Therapy Programming for Individuals with Autism

Jennifer Knott, CTRS, discusses aquatic therapy programming for autistic individuals. She highlights the potential of such programs for removing barriers to involvement and expanding individual recreation repertoire to

Aquatic Therapy Programming for Individuals with Autism2023-11-02T15:01:32-05:00

Live Q&A: Sensory Strategies at Home

Moira Peña, BScOT, MOT, OT, Reg. (Ont.), answers questions about sensory strategies for home. This recorded live question and answer session was a follow-up to our two-part series

Live Q&A: Sensory Strategies at Home2022-08-11T10:36:57-05:00

Sensory-Friendly Strategies for Home – Part 2

Moira Peña, BScOT, MOT, OT Reg (Ont.), discusses sensory processing strategies for home. She describes how atypical sensory processing affects lived experiences of individuals with autism and outlines

Sensory-Friendly Strategies for Home – Part 22023-11-02T14:49:21-05:00

Brain & Sensory Processing Differences Across the Lifespan

Fakhri Shafai, Ph.D., M.Ed., discusses sensory differences experienced by individuals with autism across the lifespan. She describes atypical neuronal migration and synaptic pruning and outlines how such differences in

Brain & Sensory Processing Differences Across the Lifespan2023-11-02T14:56:50-05:00

Hippotherapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Founder and COO of Taking the Lead, Chelsea Whitaker, OTR/L, discusses hippotherapy and how this distinct practice can help individuals with autism and other disabilities. She describes how working

Hippotherapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders2022-02-18T06:13:30-05:00

Auditory Processing and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Sophie Schwartz, Ph.D., discusses auditory processing disorders (ADPs) in individuals with autism. She defines ADPs and highlights their impact on language acquisition and quality of life. Schwartz outlines her

Auditory Processing and Autism Spectrum Disorders2022-03-03T02:56:18-05:00
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