As humans, we are social beings, governed by societal expectations. To be functional in society, our social conduct is important and, because of this, teaching children “good” behavior from a young age is key. One way children can learn what types of behavior are appropriate is through discipline—it is part of educating your child to

in Autism Behavioral Solutions by Andréas RB Deolinda, BA, BSC

In our everyday lives, we 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.  Some children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) find it difficult to process sensory information and integrate sensory stimuli. Because

in Sensory Solutions by Andréas RB Deolinda, BA, BSC

The role of caregivers is just as important as therapists when providing supportive structure for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In teaching and managing challenging behaviors, behavior analysts play a critical role in empowering caregivers to ensure interventions undertaken during private sessions cross-over to the home environment to ensure a holistic and functional developmental

in Autism Behavioral Solutions by Andréas RB Deolinda, BA, BSC

The developing stage of every child is marked by a series of milestones—from their first words, to the first time they crawl and, ultimately, their first steps. These developmental milestones are, for physicians as well as parents, indications of whether a child is developing within a neurotypical frame or not.  When infants enter the developmental

in Autism Behavioral Solutions by Andréas RB Deolinda, BA, BSC

Are you a parent with a daughter who you think could be on the autism spectrum? Perhaps you don’t know where to start in terms of reaching a diagnosis? You’re not alone. Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects 1 in 54 children in the United

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