• The Benefits of Early Intervention in Preparing Your Child for School

    Generally, a child may be diagnosed with autism as early as 18 months, although some of the signs of autism may be evident before this point. Receiving a diagnosis for your child as soon as possible is a crucial step toward getting him or her the services needed to facilitate the best possible outcome. When […]

  • How to Respect the Individuality of People with Autism

    One common misconception about autism is that it affects every person the same. It’s important to remember that not only are the symptoms of autism experienced differently by each individual; but also that every person with autism has a unique personality. Supporting a person’s independence and respecting his or her wishes can improve their quality […]

  • The Benefits of Autism Therapy

    Language acquisition, pragmatic language skills, social interactions, and behavioral issues are just a few of the challenges that children with autism struggle with every day. It’s not unheard of for a very bright child to fall behind in school simply because of issues such as class disruptions. Every child with autism deserves the opportunity to […]

  • The Benefits of Social Skills Groups

    Many children with autism, learning differences, and behavior disorders have trouble making friends and interacting with others. If this describes your child with special needs, consider enrolling him or her in a social skills group at The Behavior Exchange, an ABA therapy center located in Plano. We’ve found that giving children with autism the tools […]