Tracy Murnan Stackhouse, MA, OTR
Tracy Murnan Stackhouse is the co-founder of Developmental FX in Denver. She is a leading pediatric occupational therapist involved in clinical treatment, research, mentoring, and training regarding OT intervention for persons with neurodevelopmental disorders, especially Fragile X syndrome and autism. Tracy teaches nationally and internationally on sensory integration, autism, and Fragile X. Tracy is a member of the National Fragile X Foundation Clinical Research Consortium, the Scientific & Clinical Advisory Committee, and the NFXF Advisory Council.
Ruth Meissner is a speech and language pathologist at Developmental FX in Denver where she provides therapy and evaluation services to children with communication difficulties secondary to neurodevelopmental disorders, including those with Fragile X syndrome. Ruth is a member of the NFXF Scientific & Clinical Advisory Committee.
In this webinar, Rebecca Shaffer guides us through some pointers about how to build play skills while your children are at home, and some great resources for thinking through different play opportunities while they’re at home.
Behavior can often be misunderstood and punished because the parent or caregiver doesn’t recognize its function for the child. Caregivers must look behind the behavior to learn what they’re trying to communicate.