Episode 5: Could a Sensory Processing Disorder Affect Language and Communication Skills? Is SI a link?

Sensory Processing, as defined by Dr. Lucy Jane Miller, is a term that refers to the way the nervous system receives sensory messages and turns them into responses. We are constantly taking in sensory information from our environment on a daily basis. We take in this information, organize it, and …

Episode 3: Dealing with Aggression in Children with Autism

Per an article that was published on the Interactive Autism Network, hitting, kicking, biting, throwing objects, and other behaviors common during a temper tantrum or meltdown can greatly increase parent stress. Over 1300 children, between the ages of 4 -17, participated in the Simons Simplex Collection (SSC) to help researchers …