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Strategies for Dealing with Repetitive Behaviors

Repetitive behaviors are common in children with autism. Often, repetitive behaviors involve stimming, also known as self-stimulation. It may be unclear to parents why their child engages in these ...
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Building Skills in Our B.E.E.S. Program

The Behavior Exchange Early-Start program —also called B.E.E.S. for short—gives children with autism a leg up on developing skills that will help them at home and at school. For parents, ...
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What Are Some Strategies for Fostering Friendships in Children with Autism?

Some children are naturally shy and introverted, and there’s nothing inherently wrong with this. But children with autism face added challenges, such as not knowing how to start or maintain a ...
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Common Sensory Sensitivities in Kids with Autism

Some children who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder may display an increased sensitivity to certain external sensory stimuli. A child’s reactions can have harmful consequences ...
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What Are the Benefits of One-on-One Therapy?

Both one-on-one ABA therapy and group sessions can help children with autism progress toward their goals. Ideally, children will attend both types of therapy. Whereas group sessions allow children to ...
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Why ABA Is a Trusted Autism Treatment

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy is unlike other approaches to autism treatment because its effectiveness has been demonstrated with decades of research and implementation. Autism therapy ...
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Reducing the Stress of Routine Changes for Your Child with Autism

ABA therapy providers recommend maintaining a predictable schedule for children with autism, as changes in routine can make them feel uncomfortable. However, change is sometimes necessary. An autism ...
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A Look at Rituals in Children with Autism

Everyone has individual quirks. For instance, you might need to have your alarm clock placed at a particular angle on your nightstand before you can fall asleep. In children with autism, these ...
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Enrolling Your Child in B.E.E.S.

Every child deserves to enter school fully equipped to learn, but many kids with autism struggle with deficits that inhibit their progress before they can even get started. The dedicated ABA ...
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A Look at Our IEP Review Service

Under federal law, children with autism are entitled to receive an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Each child’s IEP—a written document—is developed for his or her specific ...
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Dispelling Myths About the Causes of Autism

The first person to ever be officially diagnosed with autism was Donald Triplett, who was diagnosed in 1943. Almost certainly, autism had existed for quite some time before 1943, but no one had a name ...
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Eye-Opening Strategies to Decrease Sleep Difficulties in Kids with Autism

A solid night’s sleep is essential for good health and quality of life, but many children with autism struggle to sleep soundly through the night. This can create problems for the whole family. ...
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Recognizing the Importance of Parent Training

After your child is diagnosed with autism, an ABA therapist can develop an effective plan for helping your child overcome obstacles. However, children with autism need support around the clock, which ...
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Creating a Safety Plan for Your Child with Autism

Parents of soon-to-be toddlers generally expect that they’ll need to use safety gates and otherwise childproof the home for a few years. But when a family is affected by autism, safety will ...
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Finding Solutions to Common Homework Issues in Children with Autism

Homework can be a challenge in any family, and for children with autism and their parents, it can be particularly difficult. Fortunately, there are strategies you can use to help your child with ...
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Building Better School Support for Students with Different Abilities

Children with autism can and do thrive in school, as long as the right supports are in place. At The Behavior Exchange, our highly skilled ABA therapy experts are available to help schools create ...
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Tackling Common Mealtime Problems

Mealtimes can be a challenge for kids with autism and their families. Fortunately, there are some strategies you can use to make mealtimes a little smoother. If your child has autism and you are ...
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The Parent's Guide to The Behavior Exchange

At The Behavior Exchange, we help children with autism, behavioral concerns, and developmental delays increase language, social, and academic skills using proven ABA therapy methods. We’re also ...
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A Look at the Personalized Therapy Component of ABA

Applied behavioral analysis, or ABA, is one of the most widely recognized programs for the treatment of autism. It has been demonstrated to be especially helpful during early intervention treatment ...
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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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