Tuesday, September 2, 2008

These things May Help

More Sleep

Weighted Blanket/Vests used consistently

Omega 3 Supplements

Lots of Exercise

Special Diets

Proper Nutrition-small snacks

Get Serious and Treat Depression and Anxiety

Some Medications - Low Doses are Found Especially Helpful

Mentors, Children and Adults

Sensory Integration

Speech Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Look for other Medical Issues

Find Triggers for Sensory Overload: florescent lights, blinds clicking,
loud environment, lots of movement

Slow Speaking Teacher

Replace handwriting with computers

Limit Video Games and TV

Build on Obsessions to Motivate Child

Show Many Different Examples in Different Places

Game of 20 Questions

Print on Pastel Paper

Pale Color Glasses

Auditory Training

Headphones to block out noise

White Noise Machine

Teach Self Talk

Family Supports

Social Skills Instruction

Recognize Over Stimulation, and Triggers-avoid them

Modified Educational Program

Teach Relaxation Techniques

Avoid too Many New things at Once (including medication, changes)

Simplify Ideas

Ease Transitions

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