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…

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…

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Now, with more children being diagnosed with autism, many parents are curious as to the symptoms and characteristics of the disorder.  The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, DSM-III outlines the diagnostic criteria for autism.  Autism is a brain disorder characterized by impaired social communication and interaction as well as restricted or repetitive behaviors. …