Language Intervention in Autism: The Implications of Neurobiological Research

Language Intervention in Autism: The Implications of Neurobiological Research Anne Bramlett, MS, CCC/SLP At Speech & Occupational Therapy of North Texas, we encourage our therapists to acquire specialized training for the populations we serve.  We recently provided a fantastic opportunity for continuing education credits.  Many of our therapists attended this great webinar regarding the implications…

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Occupational Therapy Can Benefit Children with Autism

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) defines occupational therapy as a “skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives. Occupational therapy assists people in developing the ‘skills for the job of living’ necessary for independent and satisfying lives”. According tothe Mayo Clinic, “Autism spectrum disorder is a serious neurodevelopmental disorder…

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Autism – a Journey

Autism, like life, is a journey.    Each day and each stage brings new challenges, accomplishments and questions.  As a parent of an adult on the spectrum, I am very aware of the phases and associated responsibilities for each part of my family’s journey. Having moved through early childhood services, local school districts and now long…

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Support the Salvation Army

I Love the Salvation Army! That is one of the reasons I have volunteered to be a “bell ringer” the last two Christmas seasons. The Salvation Army, located at 3528 E. 14th Street in Plano, has a wonderful outreach to the East Plano community. Everything from afterschool events, to Bible studies and worship services to…

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