She is one of the co-authors of Building Bridges Through Sensory Integration: Occupational Therapy for Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders which won a Teachers Choice Award for Best Special Education Classroom Resource. Ellen is also a contributor to the book Children, Youth and Adults with Asperger Syndrome.
In this episode Ellen and Lisa chat about how Applied Behavioural Analysis Therapists & Occupational Therapists can work together to best help kids with Autism. She also goes into the some of the misconceptions around Occupational Therapy, and some of the research that backs up OT. Finally, Ellan talked about some sensory suggestions & strategies for the holidays.
To access the research Ellen referred to use this citation:
Woo, C & Leon, M. (2013). Environmental enrichment as an effective treatment for autism:. A randomized controlled trial. Behavioural Neuroscience. Vol. 127, No. 4, 487-497.