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Benefits of Pool time for a child with Autism

Summer is here and the best place to cool off is the pool. However, for a child with Autism, regular pool time does more that just cooling off. “How?” you ask . Let me explain:

Why more Pool time?

Most of you are aware about the physical advantages of playing around in the . . . → Read More: Benefits of Pool time for a child with Autism

Sensory Therapy for Autism With a Swiss Ball

Swiss Ball Therapy for Autism

Swiss balls / Exercise balls/ Therapy balls are a commonly used at Occupational therapy and Physiotherapy centers. These are used to for both motor and sensory therapy. Swiss balls can be easily used, even at home to provide vestibular and proprioceptive input. You can do many sensory activities with a Swiss ball that can become . . . → Read More: Sensory Therapy for Autism With a Swiss Ball

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Autism: A Review

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Autism

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy or HBOT is a form of treatment in which the patient breathes up to 100% oxygen intermittently under pressures greater than normal atmospheric pressure. This method was first used to treat decompression sickness, or ‘the bends’ in deep sea divers who faced problems when surfacing too quickly. As time went on it . . . → Read More: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Autism: A Review

The Verdict: Music Therapy for Autism

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The Verdict on Music Therapy: Is this the right type of therapy for your child with Autism? . . . → Read More: The Verdict: Music Therapy for Autism

Autism and Sports Therapy

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Sports could be a way of providing sensory integration therapy in a way that is acceptable socially in a school situation. A therapist could assess a child and schedule one or more specific sports activities for the child to participate in during the day or over the week, and this could be part of the child’s therapy for autism. . . . → Read More: Autism and Sports Therapy