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Supporting a Grandchild with Autism

Supporting a Grandchild with Autism

Are you the grandparent of a grandchild diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? Grandparents can play an important role in the life of their grandchild and develop a close bond that is beneficial and rewarding for both the child and the adult. Grandparents can...

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Nutrition and ASD

Nutrition and ASD

Many children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have food aversions and sensitivities to certain food colors, textures, flavors, or smells that make mealtimes challenging. Parents many worry their child isn’t getting enough nutritious foods, especially if the child...

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The Growing Demand for BCBAs

The Growing Demand for BCBAs

A report issued in 2021 by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board shows that the demand for behavior analysts with board certification has increased nearly 6,000 percent over the past twelve years. Demand for behavior analyst assistants who hold certification has...

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Music Therapy & ASD

Music Therapy & ASD

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often have difficulties with social interaction and communication. Music therapy uses musical experiences and the relationships that develop through them to enable individuals to feel calmer, identify and express their...

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Self-Care for Parents of Children With Autism

Self-Care for Parents of Children With Autism

Parenting a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can at times be lonely and physically, financially, and emotionally stressful. Focusing on the child with ASD can create strain on a marital relationship and create challenges for other relationships. For example,...

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