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Useful Websites

Stanley Greenspan’s Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders

ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.

How Occupational Therapy and Autism are Related

William K. Smithwick – April 4, 2016

April is Autism Awareness Month and Occupational Therapy Month. The two have more in common than the month of April.

According to the Autism Society, “Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability; signs typically appear during early childhood and affect a person’s ability to communicate, and interact with others. ASD is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a ‘spectrum condition’ that affects individuals differently and to varying degrees.”