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Autism Isn’t An Impairment, It’s A Language Difference
Autism Blog

Autism Isn’t An Impairment, It’s A Language Difference

Those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a more difficult time communicating compared to those who present as neurotypical. Communication isn't just words and speaking. It's reading body language, facial expressions, and gestures. All of this makes...
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Autism Resources
Autism Blog

Autism Resources

We know that finding good resources to help understand and learn about autism can be hard to find. There aren’t a lot of comprehensive resources on the internet, which can make it difficult to get information without...
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What Are The Signs of High-Functioning Autism?
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What Are The Signs of High-Functioning Autism?

Because "high-functioning autism" isn't an official diagnosis, the term can be hard to fully define. According to the team at VeryWell Health, however, the term can mean any of the following: A person with mild autism symptoms...
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What Is High-Functioning Autism?
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What Is High-Functioning Autism?

Any parent of more than one child can tell you that no two kids ever act exactly the same. However, there are lots of behaviors and developmental milestones that are considered normal for young children. But what...
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Why Whole-Family Support Matters for Kids With Autism
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Why Whole-Family Support Matters for Kids With Autism

Children with autism who work with Board Certified Behavior Analysts in a therapeutic ABA setting learn skills that help them function independently. These kids never work in a vacuum, since the long-term goal is the effective transfer...
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Getting Started with ABA Therapy
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Getting Started with ABA Therapy

Applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy is administered by professionals. As a parent, you play an important role in choosing the right person to help your child. But your work won't stop when the professional begins. Effective ABA...
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ABA Therapy Basics (Part 2)
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ABA Therapy Basics (Part 2)

CLICK HERE FOR PART 1 What Does an ABA Program Involve? Good ABA programs for autism are not "one size fits all." ABA should not be viewed as a canned set of drills. Rather, each program is...
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ABA Therapy Basics (Part 1)
Autism Blog

ABA Therapy Basics (Part 1)

What is Applied Behavior Analysis? Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a therapy based on the science of learning and behavior. Behavior analysis helps us to understand: How behavior works How behavior is affected by the environment How...
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Autism Detection in Infants and Young Children
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Autism Detection in Infants and Young Children

Deciding to objectively look at your child for signs of autism is hard. Thinking about your child possibly needing alternate care or schooling when that child is still a baby was not what you signed up for....
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What is ABA Therapy?
Autism Blog

What is ABA Therapy?

Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is often described as the "gold standard" for autism treatment. Applied behavior analysis is a system of autism treatment based on behaviorist theories which, simply put, state that desired behaviors can be taught...
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