• Tips for Discussing Autism with Your Child’s School

    The signs of autism can affect a child’s academic progress. Children with autism may have a difficult time coping with the classroom environment, following the teacher’s directions, and working cooperatively with their peers. When discussing autism with your child’s school, it can be helpful to have a child advocate present. Consider visiting an ABA therapist […]

  • How Autism Spectrum Disorders Affect Language Development

    Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) affect children in different ways. Often, children with autism display language deficits, such as delayed language development. For example, a child may develop a broad vocabulary at an early age, yet have trouble associating the words with their meanings. These types of autism symptoms can make it difficult for children 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 […]