What is Medicaid?

Medicaid is a government funded health program that can assist for those financially eligible or those who meet disability guidelines. Medicaid is a state-administered health program. There are certain states that set up their own guidelines to be eligible to the services. This type is known as state-owned services.
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Who is the Autism Family Resources?

Autism Family Resources is a non-profit organization that provides financial help to families of children with autism. This foundation was set up by the parents of an autistic child. It provides families with the essential items that are required by a child who is undergoing a treatment for autism. Autism Family Resources also provides funds […]
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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

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