Solving the Puzzle of Autism Using Tactile Therapy Techniques

This self-study online course includes current methodologies and treatment techniques available for therapists working with children who present with Autism.

Online Videos
Multiple Resources
Active Community
One-on-One Mentorship
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CE Credits
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About the Course

E-learning Courses

Choose your course, watch the video, take the quiz, and receive your certificate!

What you get
  • ONLINE ONLY - online access to lecture videos, course workbook, certificate, and ASHA CEUs/AOTA CEUs
  • ONLINE + SUPPLIES - online access to lecture videos, course workbook, certificate, and ASHA CEUs/AOTA CEUs, plus course supplies and textbook as applicable per the course
  • ONLINE + SUPPLIES + DVD - includes everything above plus a DVD of the course to add to your resource library
  • GROUP RATE - special discount applies to a group of 5 learners and includes access to online course for 5 learners, 5 set of supplies and textbooks (as applicable per the course) and 1 course DVD

Users have 1 year to complete their courses from the date of purchase.

NOTE: Certain courses do not include supplies, textbooks or manuals.

Course Description

This self-study online course includes current methodologies and treatment techniques available for therapists working with children who present with Autism.

Robyn outlines and presents the various methodologies and show how combining approaches allows therapists to assess children who present with Autism Sprectrum Disorders and implement a comprehensive tactile approach to the therapy.

Discussions include issues such as problematic behavior, food refusal and tactile defensiveness. This course is a must if you work in this area.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify at least three current therapies being used by speech pathologists who work with children on the autism spectrum
  2. Learn the variations between the ABA vs. the Floortime Models of Therapy
  3. Define two features of an Oral Placement disorder
  4. Identify and use two types of reinforcements with a child on the autistic spectrum
  5. Learn at least four new techniques to be used with your clients
  6. Write a speech therapy goal in a simple STO format

Content Disclosure: This presentation will focus on treatment methods related to the use of TalkTools® OPT resources. Other similar treatment approaches will receive limited or no coverage during this lecture.

Learning Options

NOTE: this course does not have any additional materials or supplies

  • Online ONLY for 1 learner -- ACCESS TO ONLINE COURSE (downloadable workbook, forms and charts)
  • Online + DVD for 1 learner - ACCESS TO ONLINE COURSE and 1 course DVD
  • Group Rate for 5 learners
  • ACCESS TO ONLINE COURSE for 5 learners
  • 1 course DVD
Instructor

Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP

Course Content

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