Solving The Puzzle of Autism: Using Tactile Therapy Techniques - Timed Agenda

8:30am - 9:00am
  • Introduction
    • What is Autism
    • Autism Facts
    • Autism Causes
    • Early Signs of Autism
9:00am - 10:30am
  • Current Therapists in Autism
    • Applied Behavioral Analysis
    • Relationship Developmental Intervention
    • Applied Verbal Behavior
    • PECS / AAC
    • Floortime / DIR
    • Biomedical
    • Oral Placement Therapy
    • PROMPT
    • Summary
10:30am - 10:45am BREAK
10:45am - 12:00pm
  • Getting Started
    • Diagnosis of Autism
    • Standardized Test in the Diagnosis of Autism
    • General Complications
    • OPD Diagnosis in Autism
  • OMD in Autism
    • What is an OMD
    • Oral Placement Therapy – an overview
    • OPT and Evidence Based Practice
12:00pm - 1:00pm LUNCH
1:00pm - 2:15pm
  • OPD Assessment and Program Plan
    • Co-existing OPD Issues in Autism
    • Goals of an OPD Assessment
    • Standardized Measures vs. Informal Measures
    • Talk Tools Hierarchies
    • Program Planning
  • Tactile Approaches
    • Sensory Integration Therapy
    • Oral Placement Therapy
    • Tactile Speech Therapy
2:15pm - 2:30pm BREAK
2:30pm - 3:45pm

Clinical Parameters
Problem Solving
Seating
Reinforcers
Scheduling
ABA
PECS
Verbal Behavior
Floortime
Biomedical & Feeding
RDI
Speech Activities

3:45pm - 4:00pm
  • Questions and Answers