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SOLVING THE PUZZLE OF AUTISM: USING TACTILE THERAPY TECHNIQUES – TIMED AGENDA

8:30AM - 9:00AM
  • Introduction
    • What is Autism
    • Autism Facts
    • Autism Causes
    • Early Signs of Autism
9:00AM - 10:30AM
  • Current Therapists in Autism
    • Applied Behavioral Analysis
    • Relationship Developmental Intervention
    • Applied Verbal Behavior
    • PECS / AAC
    • Floortime / DIR
    • Biomedical
    • Oral Placement Therapy
    • PROMPT
    • Summary
10:30AM - 10:45AM BREAK
10:45AM - 12:00PM
  • Getting Started
    • Diagnosis of Autism
    • Standardized Test in the Diagnosis of Autism
    • General Complications
    • OPD Diagnosis in Autism
  • OMD in Autism
    • What is an OMD
    • Oral Placement Therapy – an overview
    • OPT and Evidence Based Practice
12:00PM - 1:00PM LUNCH
1:00PM - 2:15PM
  • OPD Assessment and Program Plan
    • Co-existing OPD Issues in Autism
    • Goals of an OPD Assessment
    • Standardized Measures vs. Informal Measures
    • Talk Tools Hierarchies
    • Program Planning
  • Tactile Approaches
    • Sensory Integration Therapy
    • Oral Placement Therapy
    • Tactile Speech Therapy
2:15PM - 2:30PM BREAK
2:30PM - 3:45PM

Clinical Parameters
Problem Solving
Seating
Reinforcers
Scheduling
ABA
PECS
Verbal Behavior
Floortime
Biomedical & Feeding
RDI
Speech Activities

3:45PM - 4:00PM
  • Questions and Answers