How to Improve Communication with Your ASD Child

Communication can be difficult between a parent and child with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). There are a few different techniques that professionals use to help make communication less of a challenge. One of the most common things you will hear professionals working with a population of children with ASD is to “meet […]

The Importance of Early Age Autism Diagnosis

The process of being diagnosed with autism can be extremely daunting. However, a diagnosis is the first and most critical step and will benefit not just the child but the parents and additional caregivers. Unfortunately, there is no cure or standard treatment for ASD, and researchers are still trying to figure out potential causes. However, […]

Which Therapies Can Help With Autism?

There are many different types of Autism spectrum therapies and treatments that aim to increase and decrease behaviors related to Autism Spectrum Disorder. When searching for specific therapies, the most important thing for parents to know is that early intervention is key. Starting any type of Autism treatment as early as possible can help give […]

Treatments for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

ABA services

Deciding what Autism treatments to enroll your child in can be daunting because there are so many options available and unfortunately not all of them are effective. The first thing you want to look for in an Autism treatment is whether or not it is an evidence-based treatment or (EBT). Evidence-based treatment (EBT) refers to […]

Myths About Applied Behavior Analysis

As the prevalence of Autism rises, more and more research is being done on effective treatments and therapies. Not too long ago, there was much more mystery that came with a diagnosis of autism and autism treatment. Unfortunately, many of these mysteries have created myths that are still present today, and may be a barrier […]

Benefits to Using An ABA Therapist at School

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is an evidence-based Autism spectrum therapy and is one of the most common types of therapeutic interventions for individuals on the Autism spectrum. ABA therapy involves an aba therapist and the use of positive and negative reinforcement through rewards and praise to help a child learn new skills. If you are […]

The Importance of Play for Children with Autism

A common question asked by parents of children with Autism is: “how does my child’s ASD diagnosis affect the way that they play?” As you are likely already aware, Autism affects social and communication skills. Additionally, children with ASD often have difficulty with “joint attention”. Joint attention is where two individuals are focused on the […]

How To Get A Child With Autism To Sleep Alone

It is common for both typically developing and children with Autism to have difficulty sleeping in their bedrooms alone. This can cause a lot of stress and divide amongst families. One of the most effective autism spectrum therapies known as “applied behavior analysis” can help children who are experiencing difficulties sleeping alone learn new skills […]

Helping Children with Autism Learn to Communicate

There are many ways that someone can communicate to others, such as language, signing, and using pictures. For some children on the Autism Spectrum, it is hard to communicate their wants and needs especially when they do not know how to express them to others. This can result in tantrum-like behavior or aggressive behavior as […]

Tips for choosing an ABA provider

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a type of evidence-based Autism treatment and is one of the most effective types of therapeutic interventions for individuals on the Autism spectrum. Early intervention is especially important for children who are diagnosed early (around two years old). There are many things you should consider when looking for a professional […]