The Role of Play in Autism Therapy: Why It Matters

The Role of Play in Autism Therapy: Why It Matters

May 26, 2023 0 comments

Children with autism require individualized therapies to help them grow and thrive. As the parent of an autistic child, you’ve probably already started researching various therapy options for your kid. One of these to consider is play therapy. That may seem counterintuitive, but play helps them learn. Below, explore the role of play in autism […]

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Recognizing Early Signs of Autism in Children Under Age 3

May 17, 2023 0 comments

Understanding the autism signs can be tricky, especially in your first child. You’re unsure if the behavior is common for kids. If you sense that your child under 3 years of age has autism, these are the early signs to look out for. Language Differences and Delays Many children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) show […]

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Preparing for Your Child’s First Day at an Autism Center

May 8, 2023 0 comments

After you receive the autism diagnosis for your child, it can be challenging to navigate the subsequent changes that occur. What are the next steps? Early intervention is one of the best things you can do for a child with autism. This step includes finding an autism center that offers therapy to help your autistic […]

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Choosing the Right Autism Center for Your Child

May 1, 2023 0 comments

Finding the perfect autism center for your child can be a challenge. You want to ensure your child receives the best care with the best therapists. You can read all the reviews and still be unsure about your choice. This blog will help you choose the right autism center for your child. The Goals Should […]

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4 Types of Early Intervention for Autistic Children

April 17, 2023 0 comments

Early diagnosis is incredibly helpful for autistic children. The younger they are, the more effective the intervention is. Their brains are more malleable, allowing them to better understand the treatment. Here are four types of early intervention for autistic children to help them get the therapy they need. Occupational Therapy Some children with autism have […]

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The Benefits of ABA Therapy for Autistic Children

April 6, 2023 0 comments

Finding out your child has autism is never easy for a parent. You understand that life is going to be different from here on out. Every parent wants to provide their child with the best, and every doctor will suggest ABA therapy to help with behavioral issues and more. If you’ve never heard of ABA […]

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Choosing Autism Services: In-Home vs. Center-Based

March 31, 2023 0 comments

Having a child diagnosed with autism can be overwhelming. There are plenty of decisions to make after the diagnosis in order to proceed forward. One choice you’ll have to make is choosing between in-home vs. center-based autism services. Each offers different advantages, as we’ll explore in the blog below. Center-Based Therapy Center-based ABA therapy can […]

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Social Story for COVID-19

Posted By: South Shore Autism Center March 17, 2020 0 comments

Talking about the coronavirus to your child can be overwhelming and confusing.  With children out of school it can be stressful time for the whole family, especially caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Social stories are a great tool for breaking down big topics into simple explanations. Please see link for a clear […]

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The Accept It Tank

Posted By: Dr. Erin McLoughlin January 10, 2020 0 comments

What’s that noise The first house we owned boasted a very cool feature: it had a septic tank with a special alarm that would sound any time something went wrong with the system! The alarm was shrill and insistent, demanding that we look at the high-tech control box to find out what the issue was. […]

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Time to Refuel!

Posted By: Erin November 27, 2019 0 comments

Have you ever been in a rush to get somewhere and you get in the car and see that your low fuel light is on, or you know it will be sometime during the drive? If you have, and you’re like me of 15 years ago, you think to yourself, “I can make it…I don’t […]

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You’ve Been Booed! (When You Can’t Plan for Everything)

Posted By: Matt October 28, 2019 0 comments

As a BCBA and a mom of five kids, I know too well that using ABA in real life every day situations is important, helpful, exciting, and HARD! In this post I’ll tell you about a holiday-related tantrum that maybe could have been prevented, but maybe it’s okay that it happened, too. The Setting Event, […]

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