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What to Expect in Speech Therapy for Autism

Many children with autism struggle to communicate. For some children, understanding body language or reading facial expressions may seem impossible. Others may have trouble articulating words and voicing their needs. These challenges may lead to isolation, frustration, and a lack of future independence. In some cases, communication challenges lead to bullying and difficulty building a…

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3 Reasons to Seek Individual Therapy for an Autistic Child

Autism affects every child differently, providing challenges at home, school, and beyond. While currently there are no treatments to cure ASD, individual therapy programs practice holistic approaches to a child’s individual needs. Working across disciplines, therapists address communication, behavior, and life skill challenges as well as a child’s unique strengths. Together, parents and therapists can…

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What Does a Telehealth Treatment Program for Autism Offer?

Telehealth medicine is increasing in popularity and efficacy as more people seek treatment and support on their own schedule. For children and parents seeking autism treatment, it can often be difficult and overwhelming to find the right autism treatment program for a child’s specific needs. For many, telehealth treatment programs are a great way to…

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Benefits of ABA For High Functioning Autism

Applied behavioral analysis, also called ABA, is the leading therapy for ASD. For children with symptoms of autism, ABA focuses on analyzing behavior and behavior response to the world around them. Communicating with young children on the autism spectrum can provide a breadth of challenges and frustrations many parents don’t know how to meet. Navigating…

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How Functional Skills Training Can Benefit a Child with ASD

Many children on the autism spectrum struggle with functional skills, also called “life skills,” which may include self-care and safety, basic chores, and understanding of money and transportation. A functional skills training program can help children with autism acquire habits that carry them into safe and healthy adulthood. For children with autism, developing routines, creating…

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Building the Relationship Between Your Child & Their Behavior Analyst

Therapy for a child with an autism spectrum disorder requires strong relationships. It’s crucial that the therapist interacts well with the child but also with the parent. An applied behavior analysis program is a collaboration between all parties, and parent involvement is essential. Part of the role parents will play in behavior analysis is to…

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Benefits of Family Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorders do not just affect one person. They impact entire families. Autism affects how children bond with parents and siblings. It impacts how they live their lives and the choices that families might make each day. A family therapy program brings everyone to the table, so each can benefit from the treatment. Family…

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The Role Parents Play in Autism Spectrum Disorder Therapy

Parents of children with autism often wonder what they can do to help their children thrive during autism treatment. A diagnosis for autism spectrum disorder may frighten and relieve you. At least you have a name for what’s happening to your child and makes them different. However, conflicting treatment advice might confuse you. EMIT Therapeutics provides treatment…

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Types of Autism Spectrum Disorder Treatment Therapies

Have you recently received a diagnosis of autism for your child? Early intervention is critical to your child’s development. However, you may worry about what type of autism treatment programs will work best for your child. At EMIT Therapeutics, we help clients in the New Jersey area by creating individualized therapy programs that cater to…