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Where can I find ABA therapy near me for my child with autism? If you’re a parent of a child with autism who is demonstrating challenging behavior, or who is in need of some support, you might be considering ABA Therapy (Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy). Many experts believe early intervention is important for helping children

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Children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often have trouble with communication skills such as understanding and interpreting language. Speech therapy is designed to improve all areas of communication in your child. It is thought that, the earlier that your child receives it, the greater the chances of improving his/her communication skills. One of the

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Our bodies have an intrinsic ability to sense and position themselves in space, called proprioception. A set of sensory receptors in our joints, muscles, and skin shape the proprioceptive system, responsible for building full-body awareness. There are simple tests you can do to try this out, like stretching your arms out in front of you,

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Parents of children with autism are likely to have heard about the concept of using a fecal transplant in hopes of reducing autism symptoms. The idea is one that has undoubtedly gained momentum and popularity in the field over the past few years. If you’re a parent wanting to learn about the fecal transplant procedure

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As with much of the wealth of knowledge we have about children with autism, their sensitivity to sound has not been fully explained. Yet we do know that it is one of the most common symptoms. Sensory sensitivity is common in itself but an overreaction to sound in particular is often the most obvious and

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When children with autism act out and misbehave at home or in school, it can be due to a number of things going on in their lives, but it can also be due to the fact they have ASD and therefore struggle to express themselves. Sometimes a child with autism is unable to explain what

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Does facilitated communication have a place in the world of autism? The biggest debate has been over who is doing the communicating, the nonverbal individual, or the facilitator? Over the years, questions have been raised about the effectiveness of facilitated communication in nonverbal children with autism and other conditions.  This article will cover what facilitated

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A sensory gym is a room that is completely dedicated to sensory play. Sensory gyms normally include equipment that is designed to provide vestibular and proprioceptive input. Some of the elements include therapy balls, trampolines, swings, and more.  When you give your autistic child access to a sensory gym, you will find that they gain

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What is EIBI? Well, according to research, it’s an intervention that can help children with autism decrease negative behaviors and increase positive behaviors. EIBI is considered one of the best intensive behavioral interventions for toddlers aged five and below. Read on to understand what this early intervention program is and why it might be a

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If you’re an autism parent, it’s likely you have come across the term “vicarious reinforcement”. But what does it mean? Well, reinforcement in psychology involves recognizing and rewarding good behavior to motivate such behavior to be repeated. So, vicarious reinforcement is about a person’s tendency to copy the behaviors they have witnessed others being rewarded

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If you’re the parent of a child who has recently been diagnosed with autism, ensuring he/she receives the best support is likely to be at the top of your agenda. ABA therapy, otherwise known as Applied Behavior Analysis therapy, monitors behavioral changes to identify whether a child’s social development and communication skills are progressing while

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Repetitive and restrictive behavior are among the main symptoms of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). However, the mechanisms behind repetitive behaviors in autism have proven quite challenging to understand. Although some experts suggest that these behaviors in children with ASD result from an attention deficit, others are convinced children with autism have abnormalities in the motor

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Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a popular therapy model used for changing disruptive behaviors. However, it’s been shown to be particularly effective in the treatment and care of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ABA therapy is, at its core, a method of helping children with autism learn rudimentary skills so that they can lead

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Product: The Brave Knights Kit Is your child suffering from sleep anxiety or separation anxiety? The Brave Knights Kit has been proven to give kids the confidence they need to disrupt the cycle of anxiety. It gives them peace of mind so they can get the sleep they deserve. The kit has been especially helpful

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Are you looking for autism resources to help you and your child? With its vast amount of data and accessibility, the Internet has become a powerful tool in the search for up-to-date information. The problem is we often don’t have the extra time needed to go through the infinite amount of information. As part of

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