Speech Therapy for Nonverbal Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/speech-therapy-nonverbal-autism/

Speech Therapy for Nonverbal Autism

In a world that thrives on effective communication, ensuring every child can express their needs, wants, and emotions is of paramount importance. Children who are nonverbal communicators have significant difficulties using spoken language. Because of that, speech therapy for nonverbal autism can be highly beneficial. A nonverbal child with autism is dependent upon a speech

Is Autism Curable? A Quick Look At Some Treatment and Therapy Options https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-cure-therapy-options/

Is Autism Curable? A Quick Look At Some Treatment and Therapy Options

An autism diagnosis can cause many parents and family members to experience various emotions — from anger and frustration to sadness and confusion. They might scour the internet and ask questions like “What causes autism?” or “How can autism be managed?”. One common question many parents ask at the beginning of this journey is: “Can

ABA Therapy Activities https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/aba-therapy-activities-guide/

ABA Therapy Activities To Do At Home

Imagine hearing there is a huge waitlist for your child to be enrolled at an ABA center?  As a parent, you feel defeated and helpless. This article is going to cover ABA therapy activities that parents can easily do at home to help their child with autism. Today, ABA therapy is one of the most

Chelation Therapy Is It Worth the Risks https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/does-chelation-therapy-worth-it/

Chelation Therapy: Is It Worth the Risks?

“I’m sorry Mrs. Campbell, I am not sure what to tell you,” The doctor stated sympathetically, “Your son’s symptoms are not responding the way we had hoped. There is one treatment that we could try.”Mrs. Campbell looked up with desperate anticipation, “We would try anything to help our boy”.The doctor continued, “It is a controversial

What is Sound Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorder? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/how-sound-therapy-works/

What is Sound Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Sound therapy for autism spectrum disorders uses certain sounds that are thought to help with some behavioural disorders that can be associated with autism. It is thought that children with autism can benefit the most, because when there are early interventions the brain is more adapted to learn and respond. This article is going to

Cycles Approach Speech Therapy for Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/articulation-speech-therapy/

Cycles Approach Speech Therapy for Autism

This article is going to discuss the Cycles Approach speech therapy for autism. The Cycles Approach for speech therapy, also known as the Cycles Phonological Remediation Approach is a widely used speech therapy that can treat severe speech sound disorders (SSD) in early childhood and elementary aged children. The Cycles Approach for speech therapy is

Is ABA Therapy Harmful? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/does-aba-therapy-good-choice/

Is ABA Therapy Harmful?

There is a heated debate within the autism community about Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy, its benefits versus negative effects with some people questioning, “Is ABA therapy harmful?” To start, it is important to know what ABA therapy is and what it looks like. ABA therapy helps people understand the behaviors associated with the autistic

Does Animal Assisted Therapy for Autism Work? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-animal-assisted-therapy/

Does Animal Assisted Therapy for Autism Work?

There are different types of therapies available to choose from and animal assisted therapy for autism has so much potential, depending on the individual with autism spectrum disorder. Therapy dogs, autism service dogs, equine assisted activities, and more are among choices parents and caregivers can select if searching for an animal assisted therapy. According to

Q&A: What Are the Benefits of Physical Therapy For Kids?

Q&A: What Are the Advantages of Physical Therapy For Kids?

Parenting neurodiverse children often requires us to have contact with many different kinds of professionals. This creates, what can be, an overwhelming amount of appointments, and many appointments, that in and of themselves are overwhelming. We often find it necessary to put children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) into situations that make them especially uncomfortable

What You May Not Already Know about ABA Therapy

What You May Not Already Know about ABA Therapy

JC Ellinger speaks with an autism mom and a behavior therapy provider to offer readers an inside perspective into ABA therapy. “At three and a half my son was barely talking. His speech and social-emotional delays qualified him for developmental preschool with our local school district. E was hypersensitive to noises.  He stimmed a lot

Survey Results: One Third of Autism Caregivers Use ABA Therapy https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/survey-results-caregivers-use-aba/

Survey Results: One Third of Autism Caregivers Use ABA Therapy

Autism Parenting Magazine has revealed more than a third of autism caregivers use an ABA therapy provider to support a child on the spectrum. In a survey sent out by Autism Parenting Magazine (APM) to more than 160,000 email subscribers, over a third of responders confirmed they are using an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy

‘Autism Robot’: The Future of Effective Autism Therapy https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/using-robots-guide/

‘Autism Robot’: The Future of Effective Autism Therapy

When we think of robots, our minds immediately go to many sci-fi movies we’ve seen that don’t really have a happy ending. “It’s the robot uprising,” you might say. Well, robots can be used in the management of autism. But what exactly is an “autism robot,” how can AI help you, and what does the

Is Vocational Therapy Effective for Autism? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-vocational-therapy/

Is Vocational Therapy Effective for Autism?

Vocational therapy is a branch of occupational therapy. It uses work scenarios as a means of treatment to help strengthen and develop interpersonal skills in a workplace environment. Many young adults with autism who are getting ready to choose a career typically benefit from learning various skills beforehand. These skills can be taught and made

Patent Approved on Microbiota Transplant Therapy for Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/patent-approved-microbiota-autism-therapy/

Patent Approved on Microbiota Transplant Therapy for Autism

The US Patent Office has approved a patent submitted by Arizona State University (ASU) for the use of Microbiota Transplant Therapy (MTT) for treating autism spectrum disorder (ASD) symptoms. The news marks a big step forward in the realm of autism treatments but does not yet mean that MTT is US Food and Drug Administration

What is Vibration Therapy for Autism?

Some of us enjoy the occasional trip to the spa; not only is it a form of self-care but it also offers us the opportunity to relieve tension. Treatments offered can range from hot stones, to trigger point massages including vibration massages. It’s therefore hardly surprising that vibration therapy for autism is believed to soothe

CEASE Therapy for Autism: the Controversy of a “Cure”

CEASE Therapy for Autism: the Controversy of a “Cure”

CEASE therapists are accused of making false claims about curing autism. With promises like “complete elimination of toxic imprints” CEASE therapy for autism fuels hope and derision in equal measure. As much as I dislike typing these words, many parents have admitted they want a”cure for autism”. They don’t want a “cure” because they don’t

Read on for suggestions about which therapies to use for your child  and how much therapy is sufficient.

Therapy? Which One and How Much is Too Much?

Read on for suggestions about which therapies to use for your child  and how much therapy is sufficient. I’ve been working with parents and families for nearly two decades. I have not, in all these years, met a mom or dad that said: “Parenting is a piece of cake!”  It is the most important, yet

Here are three tips that could help you make the right decision when choosing a therapy dog.

Choosing a Therapy Dog for Your ASD Child

Here are three tips that could help you make the right decision when choosing a therapy dog. A therapy dog might seem like a large cost, but it’s an investment in your child that can make a huge difference to his/her quality of life.  Therapy dogs are a little different from service dogs. But once

Dance Therapy for Autism: What are the Benefits?

Dance Therapy for Autism: What are the Benefits?

Historically, dance has been used as a form of healing. In African culture, dance resonates across a variety of tribes to symbolize connection with a higher power and to bring people together in communities to honor the rights of passage, but have you heard of dance therapy for autism?  Of course, engagement through dance exists

iBASIS-VIPP Therapy Could Reduce Autism Diagnosis By Two Thirds

iBASIS-VIPP Therapy Could Reduce Autism Diagnosis By Two Thirds

A parent-led therapy for babies displaying early signs of autism has significantly reduced the likelihood of a diagnosis in early childhood, according to research by CliniKids at the Telethon Kids Institute. An international research team led by Professor Andrew Whitehouse at the University of Western Australia found that a clinician diagnosis of autism at age

Speech Therapy Materials for Autistic Kids https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-speech-therapy-materials

Speech Therapy Materials for Autistic Kids

As a parent you have a tool, an expertise that puts you in position to supplement your child’s therapy at home. This expertise is unmatched by even the most qualified therapist: you know your child. Your intimate knowledge puts you in a unique position to help your child thrive… Home is where the heart is,

Issue 125 Unwrapping ABA Therapy

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Benefits of Early Intervention Speech Therapy https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/early-intervention-speech-therapy

Benefits of Early Intervention Speech Therapy

All parents eagerly anticipate the moment their baby speaks for the first time. Maybe you have a baby journal with a blank space to write down that first word and all the other milestones. Maybe you sit up and pay attention every time your child gurgles and babbles. Maybe you’ve been waiting…and waiting…and waiting…and you’re

Stem Cells Therapy for Autism: Does it Work? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/stem-cell-therapy-autism/

Stem Cells Therapy for Autism: Does it Work?

Most of us are familiar with the scientific fact that any living, breathing animal, insect etc. is made up of cells. These cells form tissues and organs that support the existence of the host. Many of us have also heard of stem cells therapy for autism but are unsure about its validity. Scientists have studied

Autism Feeding Therapy: Targeting Picky Eating https://autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-feeding-therapy

Autism Feeding Therapy: Targeting Picky Eating

During my 20+ years of treating children diagnosed on the autism spectrum, I have always been asked: “How do I get my child to eat healthier foods?” The first step I take in addressing feeding concerns is to complete a full history assessment. To properly assist with the issue, we must learn what is/are the

Benefits of Physical Therapy for Autism

Benefits of Physical Therapy for Autism

How do we think about movement? Are the differences between healthy movement patterns and deficits easy to spot? How much do individual movement skills vary? Families of children with autism spectrum disorder are often confronted with technical terms and diagnoses related to physical abilities; “low tone”,“motor planning delays”,and “trunk stability deficits”. Physical therapy can provide

Online Therapy: Does it Work and How?

Online Therapy: Does it Work and How?

To be completely honest I had my doubts when we introduced online services at AIMS Global.  We, just like the rest of the world, had to adapt to a “new normal” and thus created training workshops to help our current therapists transfer their amazing “in-home” support to a virtual platform. With any change, anxiety increases

Discriminative Stimulus in ABA Therapy and at Home https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-discriminative-stimulus/

Discriminative Stimulus in ABA Therapy and at Home

If you’re parenting a child with autism, you may have come across the term “discriminative stimulus.” It’s often used with behavior therapy or techniques at home – but what does it really mean, and how can this method be applied? This article offers an overview of discriminative stimulus and outlines some examples of how it

What is Sensory Integration Therapy for Children with Autism?

What is Sensory Integration Therapy for Children with Autism?

We all process the world using our senses. Whether we’re sitting, walking, talking, or eating, more than one of our senses is involved so that each action is coordinated and understood accordingly. So what happens if a child’s senses aren’t cross-functioning smoothly? Well, that’s when it might be worth considering sensory integration therapy (SIT). Some children

What is Verbal Behavior Therapy? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-verbal-behavior-therapy/

What is Verbal Behavior Therapy?

Verbal Behavior Therapy is a communication theory that sees language as a learned behavior. It aims to acquire, develop, and sustain language skills by applying behavior strategies. While it differs from traditional language theories, its goal is the same: to enhance effective and consistent communication in children facing challenges in acquiring these skills. But how