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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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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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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…