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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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Early Intervention Can Lead to Autism Success Stories

The early months and years of a child’s life are often the most challenging and exciting moments for parents. For those experiencing an autism diagnosis, their lives change overnight. Expectations, hopes, and dreams for their child shift as new expectations and challenges arise. Early intervention programs can make a huge difference in a child’s autism…

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Proven Telehealth Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Today, telehealth treatment is becoming a standard type of medical care across the country. For those seeking autism treatment, telehealth offers a stress-free convenient support system from the comfort of home. Many children with autism struggle with social anxiety and prefer to be at home. Telehealth therapy, educational tools, and doctors can free parents from…

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What You’ll Learn in Autism Parent Training

An autism diagnosis can be one of the most significant challenges a child and their parents undergo. Overnight a family’s life can change. Not only do hopes, dreams, and expectations for your child’s future shift, so does your own parenting. No matter the severity of an autism diagnosis, parents should never go through the journey…

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Characteristics of a Good Early Intervention Program

The early months of a child’s life are often the most challenging time for parents. However, some children begin struggling with social interactions, and the parent suspects autism. In such cases, an early autism diagnosis can make a world of difference for parents and children with ASD. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) presents in 1 in…

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Are There Different Types of Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) covers a wide range of developmental challenges and symptoms. Often it takes time to get a diagnosis of autism, and the process can feel overwhelming for the family because it cannot simply be diagnosed with a blood test. Because of its complexity, it can be hard to understand the different types…

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Finding Good Autism Resources in NJ

One of the first challenges parents face when their child is diagnosed with ASD is finding the proper support and resources for their family. There is a wealth of autism resources, support groups, and therapy programs around the world. However, it can be a challenge finding autism support close to home. Educating yourself and your…

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3 Ways Parents Can Support Their Child with ASD

Early childhood with an ASD diagnosis can be overwhelming for parents. A parent’s plans for their child’s early years and future can shift instantly with the diagnosis. Parents may feel lost among various autism treatment programs, therapists, and their own feelings. The varied symptoms and needs of a child with ASD can leave parents in…

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What Is the Process of a Formal Autism Diagnosis?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) presents various symptoms and challenges occurring in learners of any age. A formal autism diagnosis cannot be determined with a simple blood test. Early intervention screenings with doctors and clinicians incorporate behavioral observation and analysis to track a child’s autism symptoms. ASD diagnosis can occur at a milestone check-up in the…