Evidentiary support for Occupational Therapy’s Role in Empowering the Occupation of Caregiver in those caring for Autistic Loved Ones
Evidence-based practice is vital to focus the OT lens and voice in the autism community. Occupational therapists are in a position to recognize the importance of the occupation of caregiver and provide evidence-based support in intervention when working with all clients. Today, we focus this conversation on autism intervention science. Listen as this conversation unpacks the value of research in guiding us towards essential ingredients in support of caregiver agency with a focus on the parent-child dyad.
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