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Routines And Rituals Performed By Children Diagnosed With Autism

Routines and Rituals Performed by Children Diagnosed with Autism

Routines and Rituals Performed by Children Diagnosed with Autism Many routines and rituals are harmless and are necessary for our day-to-day living. Normal routines and rituals, such as washing, tooth brushing, and bedtime rituals, are essential. Performing these tasks at a set time every time is beneficial to young children…
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Mother Helping Child Coping with Autism at Home

Coping with Autism at Home

Having a child that is diagnosed with autism is not just hard for the parents but also for all members of the family. The parents, siblings, and even grandparents
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Setting Expectations

Setting Expectations

As a parent of a child with autism, all of your hopes and expectations for your child’s future are placed in a state of uncertainty to a greater degree than most other parents
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Caring For The Caregiver

Caring for the Caregiver

A caregiver for a child with autism is any person who takes care of the special needs of the child, whether or not that care is directly related to the child’s ASD
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History Of Autism Science

History Of Autism Science

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) might seem to be a fairly new condition, yet written evidence of its existence can be found as far back as the 1700s. The word Autism
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Parent Waitlist Program


November 02, 2023 | 12pm-1pm PDT

Journey to Independence

Community-based program designed to support families on waitlist

Being an RBT for me was extremely fun because where were you going to find a place where you can be completely silly without having to worry what people thought about you? This was the only job that made me feel like I could make a dramatic difference while being myself.

I also liked to be surrounded by people that had the same goals of wanting to help kids and the teamwork made the job much easier and more enjoyable.

Change and progress was the ultimate goal for our kiddos. The early intervention program was seriously only a miracle because I saw changes in the kiddos that from day one, you wouldn’t even recognize who they were.

Changes from being able to utter 3-4 words where they can only make a syllable from when they started, the behavior decreases in which kiddo that used to engage in 30-40 0 self-harm to only half, learning how to wait during games, table work where they use to swipe and drop to the floor if they had to.

My favorite was when the parents would tell us what amazing progress they were making at home. I used to tear up and felt for these parents so much because it was already difficult for them and now, they can trust and rely on ABA and the therapists knowing their goal was ours.

By Emma Rogers, BA, RBT

Mother Child
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