Category Archives: Autism

Obtaining Proper Diagnosis

Obtaining a diagnosis for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is a complex task that is achieved in collaboration of the child, the parents and the healthcare professionals. Sadly, there is no sole diagnostic test that can identify childhood autism. It includes different screening processes, medical tests and evaluations that seem to never end and can easily […]

ABA Training at Home

Applied Behavior Analysis or ABA is a well recommended approach that you may use for your child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Not only is it the most used and preferred by parents, providers and therapists, it’s results are already proven to be effective form of intervention. It is endorsed by the National Institutes […]

What is Video Modeling? How Do You Use It?

Video modeling is an evidence-based prompting strategy that can be used to increase positive behaviors and aid in skill acquisition in individuals with autism. It is a teaching method where an individual watches a video of someone completing an activity and imitates the activity themselves. Research shows that many individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) […]

4 Practical Tips to Prepare Your Child with Autism Transition into Adulthood

Every child with autism will come across a period when he or she needs to transition to another school, another milestone in life, another house, etc. As a parent, preparing for this process early will make things easier on the entire family, not just your child with autism. In life, transitions are one of the […]

5 Behavioral Strategies for Parents with Children Diagnosed with ASD

Are you a parent of a child diagnosed with autism? If so, have you ever asked yourself, “How can I teach my child to brush his teeth?” “What is motivating to my child?” and maybe even “What can I use to reward my child?” These are common questions that many parents with a child on […]

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