The Middletown Centre for Autism Podcast

Personal Care

September 03, 2020 Middletown Autism
The Middletown Centre for Autism Podcast
Personal Care
Chapters
The Middletown Centre for Autism Podcast
Personal Care
Sep 03, 2020
Middletown Autism

In our final podcast (for now!) Jill McCanney, one of the Centre’s specialist occupational therapists, will discuss the challenges which personal care activities may create for many autistic people. The use of visual supports, calming strategies and desensitisation will be explained during the discussion which will focus on the impact of sensory differences on participation in self-care tasks and strategies which can reduce anxiety and support engagement.  

Show Notes

In our final podcast (for now!) Jill McCanney, one of the Centre’s specialist occupational therapists, will discuss the challenges which personal care activities may create for many autistic people. The use of visual supports, calming strategies and desensitisation will be explained during the discussion which will focus on the impact of sensory differences on participation in self-care tasks and strategies which can reduce anxiety and support engagement.