What does effective collaboration look like in an ABA therapy center?

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Keeping all staff who support the child well-informed should be a top priority. ABA therapy is an evidence-based approach used to help individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities successfully adopt essential skills to reduce challenging behaviors. Having well-informed staff allows for more effective treatment for clients and better communication of progress…

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ABA Therapy Center or Traditional Preschool?

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Which is the best option for my child? With a new school year right around the corner, many parents have been excitedly preparing to start their young child in some form of preschool. Whether private or public preschool, the anticipation to get started is full of every emotion you can think of. For families with…

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Evaluation for Autism or Educational Evaluation?

Clinically reviewed by: Sarah Leone, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist Introduction For parents who have concerns about their child’s development, terms such as evaluation, diagnosis, educational assessment, and IEP can all be overwhelming. So then, what exactly do these terms mean for parents, and does my child need all of these things?  First, let’s talk about Autism…

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Interested in a career supporting those with autism?

Earlier this year, the CDC published a new report stating that an estimated 1 in 36 children are identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This is an increase from the 2018 report stating that ASD is prevalent in an estimated 1 in 44.   Children are being diagnosed with autism at very rapid rates, making the…

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When is it time for a toddler to get their hearing checked?

Each May, Better Hearing and Speech Month, provides us with an opportunity to highlight the importance of communication and getting your child’s hearing checked. Can my child hear me? As parents of young children, we are routinely monitoring our child’s development for new milestones and behavior changes. What happens when things seem a bit off…

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