Autism: See Potential
This video highlight important considerations for better understanding autism. It features Michael McCreary who effectively narrates this introduction to autism. This is an Autism Ontario initiative made possible by a grant from Autism Speaks Canada. This is a creative depition about living with autism, based on a first-hand perspective.
The information in this toolkit was adapted from an 8-week course where parents and their children participate separately in weekly, 90-minute sessions to explore self-regulation concepts and develop skills to improve reactions to stressful situations. These program materials were adjusted to provide families with a general understanding of issues related to self-regulation and concrete strategies to try at home.
Early Sensory Over-responsivity in Toddlers With Autism Spectrum Disorders as a Predictor of Family Impairment and Parenting Stress
Parents of toddlers with autism participated in a study examining child sensory over-responsivity (SOR). The researchers address parenting stress and restrictions of activities linked with SOR.