TAP Helpful tips of the Week: How to Brush Your Teeth

Practicing good oral hygiene is a critical function to our overall dental needs. Establishing these practices early in a child’s life is fundamental. Below you will find a visual task schedule which illustrates step by step how to brush your teeth. Please print and share these materials as they can aid in promoting greater independence in children with ASD.
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TAP Helpful tips of the Week: Getting Ready for Bed

Sleep is an essential part of our health and well being. Some children have a hard time establishing a healthy sleep pattern which can be a disruption for the entire family. Below you will find a visual task schedule specific to bedtime patterns that can be helpful in promoting independence in children. Print and display these schedules in the bathroom and in your child’s bedroom.
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What will you be doing on Wednesday, April 2, 2014?

According to the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 1 in 68 children in the United States is likely to have autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Affecting more children than childhood cancer and diabetes combined, ASD has been called “an important public health concern” by the CDC and the United Nations (UN) adopted a resolution recognizing April 2 as “World Autism ...
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Transitions and Independence

Every year about this time, parents and students find themselves thinking about the coming close of the school year. As with most transition periods, it can be a time of ambivalence – joy interspersed with anxiety or fear. Summer vacations, sun and warm weather ...
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