The “ABC’s” of Behavior

Breaking down the ABCs of Behavior https://youtu.be/iV61q2EOuyE Every behavior has something that comes before it and something that comes after it. Some behaviors we want to encourage more of, like…

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Urging Positive Reinforcements with ABA Therapy

https://youtu.be/Px0hYQYu_Lo (Take a look at this video from Autismspeaks.org for information and real life examples of positive reinforcement). “When you finish all of your vegetables you can get your dessert.”…

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“My Autistic Son” video

Please visit the link below, which will take you to an amazing, insightful, heartfelt video from a parent of a child on the autism spectrum. It is a wonderful explanation…

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World Autism Awareness Month

April is World Autism Awareness Month! Creating awareness among and throughout our communities is a valuable catalyst for bringing additional commitment and resources to autism families worldwide.  With greater awareness…

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No Victory is Too Small!

As a parent/caregiver we all want our children to be healthy and happy. We hope that our parenting and guidance pushes our kids to grow and learn. We work hard…

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Challenging Behaviors and Autism: Navigating and understanding why my child might be “acting out”

Challenging behaviors can sometimes accompany an autism diagnosis. Navigating these behaviors can be one of the most stressful characteristics for family members and caregivers to manage and can cause burnout…

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What is ABA Therapy?

What is ABA Therapy? Many professionals believe ABA Therapy is the gold standard treatment to use with children who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). ABA Therapy, or…

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I am a parent and my child has been diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum. What exactly is “autism,” anyway?

You are a parent of a child who has received an autism diagnosis.  Very understandably, you feel shocked, lost, frightened and unsure of what exactly is the set of challenges…

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