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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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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…

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Ranges of Treatments for Different Types of Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) covers a wide range of symptoms and developmental challenges for young learners. While some struggle with verbal communication, others may have more difficulty reading emotions. Because there are many types of autism, therapy can range from multimodal to a single type of therapy, such as applied behavioral analysis. However, we take…

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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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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…

a family benefits from family therapy for autism

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…