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Early Intervention
and why it's so important!

Early Interventions

YOU ARE FACED WITH CHOICES

YOU CAN EITHER

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START EARLY WITH AUTISM ADELAIDE

YOUR CHILD'S PROGRESS  MAY  BE SLOWER TO DEVELOP

FIND SOCIAL SITUATIONS DISTRESSING

UNABLE TO TRAVEL SAFELY AND INDEPENDENTLY

FRUSTRATION AT NOT RECEIVING ADEQUATE SUPPORT, INFORMATION OR PREJUDICE IN COMMUNITY

DIFFICULTY LEARNING OR ASSIMILITATING NEW SKILLS

WAIT FOR CONFIRMATION
START EARLY WITH AUTISM ADELAIDE

MAY EXPERIENCE TROUBLE 'FITTING IN' AT SCHOOL

 

FIND SOCIAL SITUATIONS DISTRESSING

 

UNABLE TO TRAVEL SAFELY AND INDEPENDENTLY

 

FRUSTRATION AT NOT RECEIVING ADEQUATE SUPPORT, INFORMATION OR PREJUDICE IN COMMUNITY

 

DIFFICULTY LEARNING OR ASSIMILITATING NEW SKILLS

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The reason for the emphasis on early intervention is simple: neuroplasticity, or the ability of the brain to form new connections. While this ability remains throughout life, "there are sensitive periods in brain development where the brain is most ready and has the greatest capacity to alter the way it designs itself based on the kinds of experiences the child is exposed to," says Rebecca Landa, Ph.D., director of Kennedy Krieger Institute's Center for Autism and Related Disorders in Baltimore, MD.

Early Intervention programmes can be incorporated into everyday life, focussing on play to change autistic behaviours.

Asma Sadiq, MD: Director of Child Development, Mount Sinai Beth Israil

Dr Asma Sadiq explains how, where and why you should access Early Intervention Services. Backed by scientific data and studies Early Intervention has been known to improve an autistic childs outcome. Dr Sadiq's professional advice is not localised to specific regions and encourages all parents who may have concerns with their child's speech, development, social cues or behaviour to speak with their GP and take action to receive early intervention.

OVER 90% OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM PRESENT WITH ATYPICAL SENSORY BEHAVIOURS


Guy McCormack, PH.D, OTR/L

AOTA (American Occupational Therapists Conference)

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https://www.brainandlife.org/articles/early-intervention-in-autism/

CONTENT UPDATED: SEPTEMBER 2020