• A Closer Look at the Different Types of Autism

    One of the many problems encountered by individuals with autism , their families, and those who interact with them is the confusion regarding diagnostic criteria. Until May of 2013, an autism specialist might diagnose a child with autistic disorder, Asperger syndrome, Rett syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, or pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS). However, […]

  • Spotlight on the Early Start Program

    When children with autism spectrum disorders begin ABA therapy and other educational programs early on in their development, they tend to have more success as they grow older and enter the traditional classroom environment. At The Behavior Exchange, we help lay the foundation of academic and social fundamentals with our Early Start or B.E.E.S. program, […]

  • What Is ABA Therapy?

    Autism spectrum disorders and other behavioral disorders that children may face are best managed with a hands-on, ongoing approach utilizing therapies that produce consistent, measurable results. Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy is a proven method in treating autism and related disorders that has been developed through more than four decades of applied research and case […]