- Modifying sound and light in a classroom for students with autism by insulating walls with sound absorbing Owens Corning Basement on Finishing System (TM) and replacing fluorescents with area-based halogen lighting decreased the act-out behaviors of 4 teens (ages 13-20) who use the room.
- Yoga for children with autism is shown to be a good intervention for kids on the spectrum - we already knew that, but it's great to see it verified.
- Also, several articles look at the incidence of sensory issues (oral motor, auditory processing and proprioception) in children with autism as opposed to that in typically developing children.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
AJOT Issue on Autism
You might want to check out this month's edition of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) - which is devoted to autism. Here are some highlights from the articles: