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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Understanding ABA Techniques

Understanding ABA Techniques

An evidence-based behavioral treatment for individuals with autism spectrum disorder is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). ABA encourages desired behaviors and discourages undesired behaviors to improve a range of skills. ABA is used in many schools and treatment...

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What is Autism?

What is Autism?

April is National Autism Awareness Month, calling attention to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) that affect 3.5 million Americans. Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during childhood and is lifelong. It affects a person’s ability to...

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