Recent Posts by Danielle Shulman

5 Sensory Processing Strategies to Use in the Classroom this Fall

Everyone has sensory processing. This is your brain's capability to take in, organize, and comprehend sensory information. We are able to respond and react to different environment demands because of this internal process. In the classroom, some students are able to filter out competing stimuli effectively while others, particularly those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD),…
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How Occupational Therapy can Benefit Children Diagnosed with Autism

Autism is a general term used to define a group of complex disorders of brain development. It is a spectrum disorder, meaning that the symptoms vary from person to person. Generally, autistic children experience some degree of difficulty with social interactions, communication, and behaviors. A recent study conducted by occupational therapists at the Jefferson School…
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The Importance of an Occupational Therapy Assessment

Occupational Therapy (OT) is a form of treatment that aims to help adults and children who are experiencing physical, sensory, or cognitive impairments, improve their quality of life and become as independent as possible. Occupational therapy assessments and occupational therapy evaluations play an important role in determining the specific areas a person is experiencing a…
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