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What is hypotonia?

Hypotonia is a muscle condition that often strikes the lower limbs of children diagnosed with autism. This is one term that physical therapists use on their customer\’s bill to allow their patients to make valid insurance claims under the current setup.
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My son does not respond to his name, what should I do?

Not responding to his name is an early indication of autism. An early consultation with a pediatrician will evaluate your son’s condition in relation to autism and may suggest an early intervention, such as the Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), which will significantly benefit your child.
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What is an MRI?

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is medical imaging based on the resonance of atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field. MRI is regarded as superior to computed tomography for most central nervous system abnormalities.
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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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