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Ways Autism Speech Therapy Can Strengthen Communication

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can have struggles in many different areas of their life that require extra help. One of the top challenges parents face is their child’s struggle to communicate needs and feelings effectively. Autism speech therapy for communication can be an invaluable option for the families of autistic children to ensure…

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The Benefits of Telehealth Autism Treatment

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s been a significant shift in communication behaviors, methods, and general comfort using technology. Due to a sudden reliance on technology, there has been greater access to and utilization of video-conferencing communication platforms. It has become easier than ever before to communicate with doctors, therapists, and caregivers consistently.…

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What Is The Most Effective Treatment For Autism?

While there are a variety of treatments available for those who have an autism spectrum disorder, there is no known cure. Furthermore, no single treatment methodology can alleviate all of the autism symptoms. However, specific therapeutic methods can positively affect individuals on the autism spectrum. However, it is vital to seek assistance from an autism…

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Ways to Teach Life Skills to Your Child with Autism

Autism can make daily life skills challenging. Children with autism may struggle to understand the world around them, which can create challenges at school and at home. Autism can make it difficult to understand the steps of home tasks like laundry, cooking, or understanding how money works. Often, this leads to misunderstandings, hurt feelings, and…

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Why Is ABA a Top Treatment for Autism?

There are hundreds of treatment therapies for autism. However, not all therapies are created equal. One of the most common treatments for autism spectrum disorder is applied behavioral analysis (ABA). For children living with autism, ABA uses behavioral analysis and response to gauge learning progress. This treatment helps parents, doctors, and therapists better understand a…

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How to Practice Speech Therapy Skills at Home

Effective speech therapy and language training begin at home. Many children with autism struggle to articulate words, have underdeveloped mouth, throat, and neck muscles, or don’t verbally communicate at all. In early childhood development, these are speech delays and often require in-office and at-home speech therapy programs. Speech delays can develop in the first six…

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Qualities of a Successful Family Therapy Program for Autism

An autism diagnosis affects an entire family. Overnight hopes, dreams, plans, and aspirations change, and parenting becomes a different challenge. When a child is diagnosed with autism, parents can feel like they have limited support. Family therapy programs support children, parents, siblings, and extended family to help family members cope with and understand a learner’s…