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A Look at the Impacts of Early Intervention for Children with Autism

For children with autism and their families, getting an early diagnosis can be life-changing, thanks to the impact of early treatment. Early autism interventions help children with autism develop ...
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Building Strong Sibling Relationships When One Child Has Autism

Siblings of children with autism face unique challenges. They frequently struggle to understand why their relationship with their sibling doesn’t mirror those of their friends or that they see ...
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Tips for Helping Your Child with Asperger's Build Friendships

Social skills can be a challenge for children with Asperger’s and other forms of autism. Although your child undoubtedly wants to make friends, he or she might not know how to do so. Existing ...
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Understanding the Link Between Autism and Sleep Disturbances

The inescapable need for sleep is one of the few characteristics that all humans share, but not everyone can get a good night’s sleep. Families affected by autism in particular tend to struggle ...
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How Parents Can Fight Back Against Isolation After an Autism Diagnosis

Parents of children with autism face daily struggles in virtually all areas of life. It isn’t uncommon for parents to feel isolated from their extended families and friends simply because these ...
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Signs of Undiagnosed Autism Spectrum Disorder in Older Children

The signs of autism can be detected very early in life. ABA therapists tend to agree that the sooner autism is detected and interventions begun, the better the outcome is likely to be. However, autism ...
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Getting an Early Start on Autism Therapy

Research demonstrates that children with autism who receive early intervention services tend to have better outcomes. At The Behavior Exchange, our ABA therapists are dedicated to helping each child ...
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How Is High-Functioning Autism Defined?

Diagnosing a child with high-functioning autism can prove challenging because these children tend to have only a few developmental differences and generally function well across multiple areas. It can ...
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Helping Your Child with Autism Transition into the Classroom

Children with autism face many challenges in the classroom setting. Changing routines can inflict anxiety and social interactions can prove difficult. If your child is ready to go to school for the ...
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How the Brain Is Affected by Autism

Scientific studies continually add to the growing understanding about autism and the way it affects individuals. Researchers now know that autism is intricately linked to atypical prenatal ...
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Examining the Benefits of Our Social Skills Classes

Many children with autism have difficulty with interpersonal relationships and socially appropriate behaviors. Here at The Behavior Exchange, we firmly believe that every child has the right to enjoy ...
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How Intensive One-on-One Therapy Can Help Your Child

No child with autism has exactly the same needs as any other child. An ABA therapist can implement a personalized therapy plan during one-on-one sessions. Intensive one-on-one therapy can help your ...
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Helping Your Child Learn Recreational Activities

Recreational activities are important for every child. They support self-confidence, offer an outlet for emotions, and encourage feelings of enjoyment and satisfaction. But children with autism often ...
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The Importance of IEPs for Students with Autism

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) mandates that every student is entitled to receive a free, appropriate public education (FAPE). The Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is a ...
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Is There a Link Between GI Disorders and Autism?

The body of research regarding autism is constantly expanding, yet not all of the research is conclusive. For example, a possible causal relationship between gastrointestinal disorders and autism is ...
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The Impact of Autism on Language Development

Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) affect children in different ways and to varying degrees of severity. This is why autism specialists develop personalized therapy plans based on the individual ...
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Managing Family Relationships When One Child Has Autism

A diagnosis of autism doesn’t only affect the child and his or her parents; it’s a life-altering event that changes the dynamics of the whole family. It can take quite a while for all of ...
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Shedding Light on the Autism Spike [INFOGRAPHIC]

In recent years, the number of autism cases has spiked dramatically. In fact, since 2012, there has been a 30% increase in autism diagnoses. Why does autism seem to be on the rise? Although other ...
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What to Expect When You Begin ABA Therapy

Applied behavioral analysis, or ABA, therapy is a powerful tool for teaching new skills to children with autism symptoms, attention deficits, developmental delays, and behavioral concerns. If you are ...
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Why Parents Need Autism Training

When you choose to place your child with autism in an ABA school, participating in parent training is an excellent and important way to help ensure your child’s success. Parent training helps ...
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Understanding the Link Between Autism and Epilepsy

Epilepsy is seen in about 25 to 30% of children with autism and in some cases, epilepsy may affect the autism and the child’s development. For example, if epileptic discharges are over the ...
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Hear Kids Explain Autism in Their Own Words

Autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, is a term used to describe a range of behavior disorders. Often simply called “autism,” these disorders can affect an individual’s ability to ...
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Making a Plan for Success in the Classroom for Students with Autism

Students with autism often face unique challenges in the classroom. However, these students also bring a thirst for learning and creative thinking skills to this environment. These students can ...
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What Are Some Common Myths About Autism?

Autism is a condition that can affect an individual’s ability to communicate and interact with others. Although autism spectrum disorders are considered common, autism and other behavior ...
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Does Autism Affect Speech?

Autism is a condition that can affect the way an individual perceives and interacts with the world around them. Behavior disorders such as autism can often impact language and speech in varying ways. ...
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