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Cortical Visual Impairment is caused by damage to lobes and pathways in the brain which are critical to vision. CVI causes visual problems different than those typically discovered during eye...

Teaching Your Infant or Toddler Baby Signs Most people associate sign language as the language of the deaf community. For years, Speech-Language Pathologists and Special Educators have expanded its use from...

Therapeutic listening and Samonas Sound Therapy is a program utilizing sound simulation through music. Electronically filtered CD’s are heard through high quality head phones on a portable CD player. These...

Sensory Defensiveness is defined as having an anxious reaction to non-noxious sensory stimuli. In other words, a person is sensory defensive if he/she has a negative reaction to sensory input...

Sensory integration dysfunction, a disorder common in people with autism as well as other developmental disabilities, stems from a problem in the central nervous system. When the brain functions properly,...

Floortime is a program created by Dr. Stanley Greenspan, designed to treat the symptoms of autism. Also known as the DIR (Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based) Model. Floortime is geared toward...

A Guide for Autistic, Developmentally Delayed and Sensory Challenged Children. No two people learn in exactly the same way. This is especially true for children on the Autism spectrum, or those...

Each person with autism is unique, and therefore different treatments for autism exist. Some treatments are intended for children, while others work well as a person ages. In general, highly...