Virtual learning brings new challenges for everyone. Changes to our schedules, less structure, and the new expectations that online instruction brings can sometimes lead to increased anxiety with learners with autism. In this episode, Dr. Eric Storch shares helpful strategies for how both parents and teachers can help students cope with anxiety during this time.
Dr. Storch is a Professor and McIngvale Presidential Endowed Chair in the Menninger Department
of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). He specializes in the nature and treatment of childhood and adult obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety disorders, PTSD, and anxiety among youth with autism.
Dr. Storch discusses some actionable tips to incorporate into students’ days through using strategies from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Dr. Storch gives an overview of CBT and how these concepts can be helpful for our learners.
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