Medical visits can be stressful for anyone and individuals with autism often face extra challenges during procedures like blood draws due to communication deficits and sensory issues. Individuals and caregivers can watch this video to learn procedural support tips to create honest, developmentally appropriate communication.
A new book, titled Understanding and Treating Sleep Disturbances in Autism, is now available from Jessica Kingsley Publishers. The book is edited by ARI's executive director, Stephen M. Edelson, and past ARI
Julie Corder, CNP, and Carrie Cuomo, DNP, CPNP, with the Cleveland Clinic Learning Hospital, discuss the critical stages of transition from pediatric to adult healthcare for individuals with complex medical needs. They
Part One: Challenges when your son or daughter is experiencing a difficult time Paul Shattock provides a parent's perspective on handling his son Jamie’s challenging behaviors and describes the experiences of other families
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 on brain and sensory processing
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 three sensory profiles. Peña dives
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