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Megan Cicolello

    Megan Cicolello

    Megan Cicolello is a sibling of an individual with autism, as well as a board certified behavior analyst with a master's in applied behavior analysis. She currently resides in Massachusetts.

    How Can I Best Prepare for an ABA Therapist in My Home?

    How Can I Best Prepare for an ABA Therapist in My Home? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-prepare-for-aba-therapist/

    After receiving your child’s diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), you probably felt a flurry of emotions. Perhaps you were shocked, thinking to yourself on the drive home, “but my kid talks.” Perhaps you were relieved, finally having confirmation that your sneaking suspicions about your child’s delays were valid. Whatever you felt, you took the […]

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    Neurodiversity, You’re Forgetting Someone Important

    Neurodiversity, You’re Forgetting Someone Important https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/neurodiversity-youre-forgetting-someone-important/

    What Is Neurodiversity? Neurodiversity, short for neurological diversity, is the idea that diversity in human behavior and thought is the result of normal variability. The implication of neurodiversity is that people who are neurologically different from most of the population, such as individuals with autism, should be celebrated, not ignored or taught to be “normal.” […]

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