Picky Eater or Food Jagger?

What is Food Jagging? Food Jagging is when a child wants to eat the same foods, prepared the same way, every day and sometimes even every meal. When a child ‘jags’ on a particular food, it is likely that they will eventually tire of that food and eliminate it entirely from their diet. While eliminating…

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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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