Avon Occupational Therapy, Inc. is committed to best practice interventions and ongoing professional growth and development. Some helpful parent and professional resources have been identified for you below.
To learn more about Sensory Processing Disorder:
Sensory Integration Resources: www.aota.org/en/Practice/Child...
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD): www.sensory-processing-disorde...
The Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation: www.spdfoundation.net
To learn more about Self-Regulation:
Alert Program® - How Does Your Engine Run? www.alertprogram.com/
The Zones of Regulation®: www.zonesofregulation.com/
To learn more about the DIR® / Floortime Model:
Autistic-like: Graham's Story: www.autisticlike.com
Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders: www.icdl.com/
Profectum Foundation: www.profectum.org
Other On-Line Resources:
Autism Speaks: www.autismspeaks.org/
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY): http://nichcy.org/
Stop Bullying: www.stopbullying.gov
Terrific Transitions - Supporting Children's Transitions to Kindergarten: http://center.serve.org/tt/
The Autism Society of America: www.autism-society.org
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC): www.cec.sped.org
The P.L.A.Y. Project (Play and Language for Autistic Youngsters): www.playproject.org
Federal Education Laws that impact the Provision of O.T. Services in Schools:
Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended in 2008