Whole Body Learning Conference

06.24.14

  Hurry and sign up fast!! Space is limited!! Therapy, private tutoring, any specialized treatment is extremely expensive, so when an opportunity such as this becomes available, we all have to grab on. Krisanne Lewis is Cali’s occupational therapist. She has been working with Cali for about three years now. I can not not say read more…

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Expected and Unexpected Behaviors

12.06.13

I asked Madi if there was a more formal way we could teach Cali not to use inappropriate, loud noises in public places. This is typically a problem during moments of panic or worry. She also struggles with other inappropriate behaviors in social settings, but the loud, inappropriate  noises has been specifically on my mind. read more…

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Cali’s Charitable Hearts

04.15.13

This past fall Cali’s treatment center Autism Journey had to shut down their facilities and go strictly to at-home therapy. Some of you may be thinking, is this a bad thing? At-home therapy is phenomenal and I love being a part of it. You can learn SO much from seeing the therapy done first hand, read more…

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“attention getter” activity

03.11.13

For those of you who are  new to the blog, Krisanne is Cali’s occupational therapist. In a recent session, I noticed a fun activity Krisanne chose to start the session.   She started with an “attention getter” activity involving their bodies, a heavy-weight ball, and a cognitive element (counting). This “attention getter” game was done read more…

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Q&A with Dawn the speech therapist

03.04.13

I was thrilled to do this Q&A with Dawn, Cali’s speech therapist. Biases aside, I believe Dawn to be one of the best speech therapist out there. Why? Because not only is she licensed as a speech therapist, but she is also trained in various autism therapies as well.  Hope you enjoy her answers. Here read more…

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