An autism mom shares her reasons for why Autism Awareness Month is a time for everyone to get involved and show support. There are 365 days in a year, and as someone with a deep relationship with autism, there is something I’m very grateful for: there is one month of the year dedicated to those

in Autism Advocacy by Kristina Walsh, BHR

If you are involved with a child with autism one term I am sure you are familiar with through your knowledge, skill, and experience is ABA Therapy. Unfortunately this term comes with a large order of questions. What is ABA Therapy? Do you need to take your child into a specialist center for this type

in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) by Kristina Walsh, BHR

How many locks can one household hold? The answer for my household would take too many fingers and toes! I can say now after spending years working with locks of all sorts that I used to underestimate a lock’s ability. I would look at the basic use of a lock and my mind would stop

in Personal Narrative by Kristina Walsh, BHR

Screaming, pinching, biting, hitting, pulling hair, and spinning—those are things that are seen quite often in my house. My youngest child has autism—with a piggybacking disorder of aggression. As a parent of two typical children, this is not something you would expect to hear from another parent at a park play date! Trying to give

in Autism Behavioral Solutions by Kristina Walsh, BHR