Autism and ABA

  April’s end is nearly here and with it, we focus one more time on Autism Awareness. Did you know Autism is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the U.S.? Affecting 1 in 68 children! (1) About 40% of children with autism do not speak. About 25%–30% of children with autism have

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Home for the Holidays – #3

  Our "Home for the Holidays" series continues with Visual Supports. Our goal this Christmas is for every child to feel at home regardless of where they may be this holiday season. Use of visual supports, such as picture calendars and visual schedules can help children keep consistency throughout this very fluid

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Home for the Holidays – #2

Today’s post will cover “Social Stories.” Our goal this Christmas is for every child to feel at home regardless of where they may be this holiday season. Social Stories are a great way to prepare your child for meeting new people, opening gifts, and interacting with other children. So what exactly

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Home for the Holidays – #1

Houston may not be a winter wonderland with falling snow and sleigh rides under the stars, but the holidays are here! This time offers many of us a welcomed break from our daily routines and schedules with extra shopping trips and holiday gatherings. For many children with special needs a

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