What is sensory processing and integration?

Andrea Fanta, MS, OT, describes basic concepts for families and educators related to sensory processing and its 8 senses. Andrea Fanta is a doctoral student in the Department of Human Development & Family Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Que es el procesamiento y la integracion sesorial? Video educativo para padres y educadores sobre integracion […]

Sleep and ASD

Dustin Haraden, MS, discusses normative patterns of sleep, factors that affect sleep, and strategies for developing healthy sleep routines and managing sleep-related challenges. Originally streamed on April 21, 2020. Mr. Haraden is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois. He has conducted sleep related research and has conducted ASD […]

Picky Eaters: Tips and Strategies

Lisa Crane, MA CCC-SLP/L discusses common issues related to “picky eating” in children on the spectrum, provides strategies for encouraging trying new foods, and answers questions from viewers. Originally streamed on April 14, 2020. For more tips and strategies to make the most of family mealtimes, go to: Mealtime Minutes from the Family Resiliency Center

Social Thinking and Zoom & Online Media!

This short video is for students ages 8+ that are having zoom or online class meetings. The Social Thinking┬« vocabulary is applied to help students understand and navigate the hidden curriculum of participating in a zoom or online meeting in a very concrete way. This video is presented by Joan Storey Gorsuch, BFA, M.Ed, Social […]

Excelling with Autism Obtaining Critical Mass Using Deliberate Practice

Excelling with Autism Obtaining Critical Mass Using Deliberate Practice by Brenda Smith Myles, Ruth Aspy, Kerry Mataya, & Hollis Shaffer (XED Myles 2018) Excelling with Autism: Obtaining Critical Mass Using Deliberate Practice introduces a new way to optimize the progress of learners with ASD. Reaching critical mass helps learners apply information in new ways spontaneous […]