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Dealing with Resistance in Seasonal Clothing Transitions

Parents of children with autism often encounter unique challenges like resistance to seasonal clothing transitions. Some children might insist on wearing a heavy winter coat outdoors, even in the ...
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Potty Training with the Help of Visual Aids and Social Stories

Some families affected by autism have great difficulty with potty training. Children with autism may be older when they potty train, and the process may take longer. Talk to an ABA therapist about ...
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What to Do If Your Child Experiences Bullying at School

Finding out that your child is being bullied is never pleasant, but it can be especially stressful for parents of children who have autism. Unfortunately, studies have shown that children with autism ...
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Is Your Child Ready to Host a Playdate?

Learning social skills is a natural part of a child’s development, and children with autism are no exception. If your child has autism or another developmental delay, it can take some time ...
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Helping Your Child Deal with Schedule Changes

Adjusting to even small changes in schedule can be difficult for a child with autism. Changes in routine may encompass anything from going to the dentist for the first time to eating lunch at a ...
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When to Talk to Your Child's Doctor about Autism Symptoms

If you have noticed potential symptoms of autism in your child, it can be difficult to know when you should speak to your physician about it. It’s best to rely on your instincts as a parent and ...
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Getting the Most Out of One-on-One Therapy Sessions

One-on-one ABA therapy sessions are a cornerstone of what we do here at The Behavior Exchange. Our talented behavior analysts work closely with parents to develop an in-depth understanding of each ...
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Supporting Your Child's Social Skills Development

Autism can sometimes interfere with a child’s ability to make friends and feel comfortable interacting with others. Every child deserves to feel confident in social situations, as social ...
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Facilitating Sibling Relationships When One Child Has Autism

Since children with autism require plenty of their parents’ time and attention, siblings often feel left out. Siblings can be affected by conflicting emotions—they may feel protective of ...
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FAQs About Our Parent Training Services

The Behavior Exchange is an autism therapy provider that only uses evidence-based techniques to help children overcome social, behavioral, and academic obstacles. Our therapists use Applied Behavioral ...
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Tips for Working with Your Child's Teacher on a Behavior Plan

When your child with autism goes to school, working closely with his or her teacher on a behavior plan can be an important factor in his or her success. By making your child’s teacher a partner, ...
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Why Unproved Autism Therapies Can Put Your Child at Risk

One of the biggest challenges that parents of children with autism face is the overwhelming number of untested, unproven autism therapies that are promoted on an ongoing basis. Trying these ...
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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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