Life Skills

When teaching kids language skills, such as to identify objects, it helps to separate instruction into expressive and receptive. Expressive language is speaking and receptive language is understanding what others…

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Some things are completely out of our control. For example, this whole COVID-19 social distancing thing. Everything is closed. Sure you can go to the park, but when passing by…

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There is no perfect solution for how we address the interactions between individuals with autism and police, or other similar emergency responders. Much of the training and understanding needs to…

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 As we find ourselves in this most unprecedented time, we as a community and nation try to determine how to come together and open the discussion. The best place to…

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Do you find yourself wondering why your child with autism can imitate what people say but seldom talks on their own? Mand training which uses incidental teaching along with prompt…

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A common behavior among children, especially toddlers, is the dreaded tantrum. The screaming, the yelling, the flopping to the floor, all because you said “No” or asked them to do…

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While we are stuck inside, you are probably filling the role of your child’s teacher and possibly ABA therapist. Here are some tips for teaching receptive and expressive identification of…

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