autism

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Autism and Anxiety

presentation

Anxiety and autism was the topic last month when I presented at the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute in Westborough MA to 100 or so Therapists, Psychologists and BCBAs. This topic is very near and dear to my heart, as I have worked with many children and youth with autism with anxiety.  Imagine not being able to communicate that something was bothering you…that is what many people with autism face.

Anxious […]

Sleep

Most of us can recall a time that we were so tired or sleep deprived that we could barely function. This, in and of itself reminds us of how critical sleep is to our overall well being. If we know the impact it can have on our ability to concentrate and function we need to keep it in mind when we think about the people we are working with as well. I am a huge proponent of daily communication logs […]

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