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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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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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