• 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 for children with autism, and it has also been shown to help adults with autism. At The Behavior Exchange, we rely on ABA therapy in […]

  • 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 social skills from a young age and help parents learn the best ways to be supportive of their kids. Symptoms of an autism spectrum disorder can […]

  • 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 on television, and they may even become periodically resentful about the amount of attention the child with autism needs from their parents. Fortunately, there are things […]

  • 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 friendships can sometimes be compromised by inappropriate social interactions or other atypical behaviors. Although it can be discouraging to watch your […]

  • 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 to sleep through the night. There is a documented link between autism and sleep disturbances, but researchers are still not sure exactly […]