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GCAS/GDAS COURSE

16/06/2021

Just 3 days left to register for the Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Autism Studies, delivered collaboratively by Middletown Centre for Autism and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick...

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Movement and Music

15/06/2021

 Movement breaks can be very regulating for some autistic children and young people, and can then facilitate improved engagement and attention.

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Changing Environments

12/06/2021

In this podcast clip Dr Patsy Daly explains how making small changes to the environment and communication styles at home and school can reduce sensory overload. 

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Using masks and hand sanitiser

11/06/2021

In a podcast recorded last summer, Adam Harris (CEO of AsIAm) explained the sensory sensitivities and other anxieties which face masks and hand sanitisers can cause for some autist...

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Sensory Choice Boards

09/06/2021

The checklists shared yesterday will help you to develop an understanding of a child or young person’s individual sensory needs. 

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Sensory Processing Checklists

08/06/2021

Observing and recording a child or young person’s responses to sensory input is essential before introducing supports and strategies. 

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Sensory Processing Webinar

07/06/2021

Last year Jill McCanney, one of the Centre’s Specialist Occupational Therapist, recorded a short webinar on the topic of Sensory Processing. 

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Calming Routine

05/06/2021

In this clip from a webinar recorded last summer, Kari Dunn Buron explains the importance of incorporating calming and mindful activities into daily routines so that they eventuall...

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Co-Regulation

04/06/2021

Teaching strategies for emotional regulation can be difficult if the child or young person cannot identify emotional states, or recognise what activities will regulate them. 

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Why Fidget?

02/06/2021

Fidgeting serves a purpose!  People fidget for all sorts of reasons and everyone does it, just some to a greater extent and intensity than others. 

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