When deafness coexists with autism, sensory seeking behaviors may be present and interdisciplinary interventions will be necessary for success. Learn the normal development of sensory, attention, and play skills, and understand vestibular processing and how to create and manage interventions that are sensitive and responsive to sensory issues.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of course 36861, "Deafness with Autism: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach." ABA Tier 1 CEUs can only be earned when completed as part of course 36861.
Course created on July 6, 2021
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- After this course, participants will be able to state the normal development of sensory, attention, and play development.
- After this course, participants will be able to define vestibular processing.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three sensory interventions that could be used for a child with deafness and autism.
|5-10 Minutes||Review of the prevalence and normal development of sensory, attention, and play|
|10-40 Minutes||Understanding sensory integration issues and how it applies to children with deafness and autism|
|40-55 Minutes||Creating interventions that are sensitive and responsive to sensory issues|
|55-60 Minutes||QA and Summary|
Erin Harvey, OTD, OTR/L received her doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis in 2008. Her doctoral research focused on the developmental indicators of autism in infancy. She has worked in a variety of settings with children with autism over the past 13 years, including ABA therapy, respite care, in a therapeutic day school, and most recently through early intervention.
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