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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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The Parental Role in Autism Therapy

It can be difficult to adjust after you discover that your child has or might have autism. However, there are several things you can do to help your child during his or her treatment. Keep reading to ...
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Learn About the Language Challenges that Children with Autism Face

Is your child showing signs of autism? Children with autistic spectrum disorders face certain language challenges. Fortunately, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy can help children with autism ...
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Summer Programs Offered at the Behavior Exchange

Are you interested in enrolling your child in a summer program that will help him or her with autism symptoms? The Behavior Exchange offers several summer programs led by Applied Behavior Analysis ...
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Keys to Success with Applied Behavioral Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis, or ABA therapy, is a process in which a trained observer uses objective data to improve or diminish an individual child’s behaviors. During ABA therapy, the program is ...
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Tips for Helping Your Child with Autism Succeed in School

The conventional academic environment can be troubling for students with autism, but it is possible for your child with autism find success in school by providing support for the common roadblocks ...
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Autism Key Facts and Figures

Autism is a behavioral disorder that can significantly impair social and communication skills, resulting in difficulty in school and throughout life. While there is still much to be learned about ...
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Is One-on-One Therapy Appropriate for Your Child?

If your child is struggling with autism symptoms, behavioral issues, or language and learning delays, you might consider one-on-one therapy sessions. Applied Behavior Analysis therapy can help ...
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Find Helpful Vocabulary Lessons for Your Child with this Android App

If you’re in need of a helpful app for your young child to learn vocabulary, Autism iHelp might be the right one for you. If your child is showing signs of autism, or has already been diagnosed, ...
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Signs of Autism to Look for in Your Toddler

While there is no cure for autism, there are many strategies for improving the communication and social skills of kids with autism to help them become more functional in many different environments. ...
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Use This App to Help Your Child Understand Autism

Autism is a condition that is surrounded by stigma and misunderstanding, so it is important to have resources that can educate your child with autism as well as siblings, friends, and family members. ...
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Finding Support for the Siblings of Children with Autism

Each parent may have a unique reaction to a diagnosis of autism. Although the child with autism is still the same, sweet little boy or girl, the presence of autism symptoms does mean that he or she ...
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What to Expect the Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis Process

Unlike many conditions, there is no available blood test, diagnostic imaging scan, or other medical tests that can definitively diagnose autism spectrum disorders. Despite this, diagnosing autism as ...
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Choosing Positive Reinforcement Instead of Punishment

Positive interactions are crucial for familial harmony, but it can often be difficult to cope with the behavioral issues that are common among children with autism. If you find yourself punishing your ...
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