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1How the Field of Occupational Therapy Treats and Deals with AutismStudent’s NameInstitutional AffiliationCourse NameProfessor’s NameDate
2How the Field of Occupational Therapy Treats and Deals with AutismResearch shows that approximately 60 to 70 percent of children with autism arediagnosed with sensory processing disorder (Laurie, 2018). Additionally, autistic children tend tobe slow in processing information transmitted to their sensory nerves in the brain. The lack thenecessary psychological mechanisms to filter the information and deal only with the relevantmessage at any given time (Laurie, 2018). Therefore, occupational therapy is crucial in helpingautistic children add the sensory filters that would enhance their classroom concentration andacademic performance.Occupational therapists add the suitable filters and interventions to the sensory receptorsto help the autistic children’s central nervous system regulate and organize the information it

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