Monthly Archives January 2018

Having a Brother with Autism

    Having a Brother with Autism I knew my brother was special and I knew he was different. But what I never understood was why at age 29 he had one friend and why he chooses to confine himself inside four walls. He is free from his room just not his life. There would be days on end where he would leave his universe to get the bare necessities and go back into the magical world of gaming. My heart has and will forever break for him. I couldn’t imagine the loneliness that comes along with Autism. As much
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Benefits of ABA Therapy at Home

  Benefits of ABA Therapy at Home Here at Applied Behavioral Consulting (ABC), we use applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy to cater directly to children between the ages of 2 and 8 years old by building confidence and celebrating every small step toward success to help them be more independent and reach their full potential. The ABA therapy we practice is centered around encouraging good behaviors with a variety of different rewards—from verbal confirmation and celebration to delicious treats, extra play time and favorite toys, among others—to help motivate. Because many behaviors are exhibited at home, having a trained professional
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Personalized Treatments for Autism

    Personalized Treatments for Autism   Doctors and therapists commonly refer to “autism” as the Autism Spectrum Disorder (or ASD) because of how different each diagnosis can be. The Autism Society describes ASD as a complex developmental disability of which there is no single cause, explaining that it often manifests during early childhood and affects an individual’s ability to communicate with others. Those who have ASD typically have difficulty engaging and relating to those around them and struggle with repetitive actions. However, each case can drastically vary in severity and symptoms—from an individual who can live independently and support
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A Word From One Of Our Therapists

    A Word From One Of Our Therapists Becoming an ABA therapist has been the most rewarding decision I have made in life. I have found working with children with ASD has proven to be the most gratifying work I have been part of. Since becoming an ABA therapist, my life has become more complete, as I have fulfilled a desire to be able to provide assistance to others while watching them succeed. While I provide therapy to the client’s, the client’s in turn have taught me to increase my patience as well as become more sympathetic. Even though
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