Summer Activities for Children with Autism
Summer’s here and I would like to offer parents some ideas on keeping kids, especially those on the spectrum, occupied outdoors. These can be individual or group settings. If needed, we can also include some indoor activities for the 100 degree days!
How Parents Can Help Their Child With Autism to Thrive
You can help your child be the best version of themselves and live a great life by supporting their unique identity, personal strengths, and implementing effective strategies to improve their skills and development.
Autism Screening for Children: Top Testing and Assessment Options
Wondering whether a child has autism might bring up a wave of different thoughts and emotions for parents. Fortunately, the process of learning more about a child and finding out whether he or she qualifies for a diagnosis of autism can be easier if parents understand the available autism testing and screening options.
Top Things Parents Should NOT Do With a Child With Autism
In this article, we will explore some of the things that parents and other caregivers, such as teachers or childcare providers, should not do when it comes to caring for and teaching a child with autism spectrum disorder.
Concerned About Your Child's Behavior? Proven strategies that work
We will be exploring different ways that parents can realistically use consequences to reduce maladaptive (challenging or disruptive) behaviors or increase adaptive (more acceptable) behaviors in their children.
Top Parent Concerns For Children With Autism & What You Can Do
Whether you suspect that your child has autism, or you have just received a diagnosis, you are not alone. You probably have some concerns about your child’s well-being, their behaviors, and their development.
Concerned about Autism? Identifying Common Signs and Symptoms
Signs and symptoms related to Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD vary between individuals but there are some traits that are more common and prevalent across those with the condition. We’ll go over the most common characteristics of autism and share real examples of what these might look like for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Top Autism Blogs of 2021
If you are a parent raising a child with autism or an adult learning how to progress through life living with the condition, there are many wonderful resources available to assist you in your journey.
Guide to Autism: For Parents and Physicians
April is World Autism Month or Autism Awareness Month. The goal of this milestone month is to educate and inform people about the condition that affects so many in our society.
Now Accepting SoonerCare
Behavioral Innovations is excited to announce that we will be accepting Soonercare™ at all our locations in Oklahoma.
Transitioning Back to School During the Pandemic: Considerations for Children on the Spectrum
Here we talk about several considerations for children on the spectrum during this transition.
Autism in the Arts
Movie review - Spectrum: A Story of the Mind
Activities by Age to Encourage Independent Play
Here are a few suggested activities to get started on helping your child develop this important skill.
5 Common Myths and Misconceptions About ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) Therapy
How does ABA really reinforce behavior? How long has ABA therapy been used? This article clears up common misunderstandings around ABA therapy.
Frequently Used ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) Terms
This guide defines common ABA terms that may be unfamiliar to people starting their journey.
Autism Screening – Using the M-CHAT Autism Checklist
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders: the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that it may affect 1 out of 59 kids in the US.
Knowing Our Children
Our children may have our genes but they are also unique and different in their own ways. How can we better understand our special needs children and their abilities?
Our Hopes and Dreams
All parents, new or experienced, carry hopes and dreams for our children. We envision what our children will be like, their temperament, character, future, abilities, and even specific ideas of careers.
This toolkit published by Autism Speaks is an informational guide to Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).