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Occupational Therapy Practitioners Identify Early Signs Of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Help Families Participate In Daily Routines
Date:4/1/2009

April is Occupational Therapy, Autism Awareness Month.

Bethesda, MD (Vocus) April 1, 2009 -- Though a December 2008 Easter Seals-sponsored study showed nearly 80 percent of surveyed families with a child with autism are extremely or very concerned about their child’s potential to achieve independence as an adult, occupational therapy practitioners can help. They can make a difference in the lives and futures of these children by identifying the early signs or indicators of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) so the family and child can then receive necessary support and services. Occupational therapy practitioners help children and their families participate in daily routines and promote their function when facing barriers or difficulties typically associated with this disorder.

“Occupational therapy practitioners assess the specific area or areas in which the individual is showing signs of ASD, and then shares that information with the parent or physician,” said Leslie Jackson, MEd, OT, project director of the Training Modules for Inclusive Early Care and Education at Easter Seals. “April, which is both Occupational Therapy Month and Autism Awareness Month, provides an excellent opportunity to educate the public about the important role the profession plays.”

New research by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that, because children with autism are unlikely to properly self-report their experiences, the occupational therapy-based tec
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