The Child and Family Development team is excited about our upcoming conference, Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference: A Multidisciplinary Review of Current Research and Interventions. The conference includes 3 breakout sessions, including some related to preschool aged children with autism.
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has many useful resources., including a list of tips to support preschoolers Occupational therapists help litte ones with ASD and recommend these suggestions:
|IF YOU WANT TO…||ACTIVITY TIPS:|
|Prepare yourself and your child for preschool||
|Understand what going to preschool will mean for your child||
|Share information about your child with the school||
An occupational therapist can evaluate and treat children and teens to help them “live life to the fullest”.
Read more about occupational therapy services here.