Autism from the Inside Out

Learning Objectives: 

The therapist will: 

  1. have an understanding on the current concepts of SI/ SPD, the nosology for Sensory Processing Disorders and its implication on practice, fidelity of SI intervention,
  2. develop clinical reasoning skills in applying SI or Sensory Processing Intervention strategies in the treatment of Autism (high-functioning and low-functioning ASD),
  3. identify sensory contributions to behavioral challenges and emotional dysregulation.
  4. identify and utilize aspects of relationship as a therapeutic tool in the treatment of autism (high-functioning and low-functioning),
  5. implement treatment techniques and sensory strategies to assist clients with autism in modulating arousal and learning self-regulation. (high-functioning and low-functioning),
  6. develop skills to set appropriate treatment goals, plan the therapy session, and document treatment outcomes