All About ABA Therapy for Teens

All About ABA Therapy for Teens

If you have a teenager diagnosed with Autism, you may have heard of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy. ABA therapy is an evidence-based approach that focuses on behavior modification and skill development. It addresses specific behavioral and functional goals by...
Is ABA Therapy Only for Autism?

Is ABA Therapy Only for Autism?

People with autism are commonly treated with ABA therapy. However, this technique can also be applied to many conditions, such as ADHD, anxiety disorders, substance abuse problems, learning and developmental disabilities. In addition, ABA can also be used for those...
Autism and Social Anxiety: How to Calm an Overstimulated Child

Autism and Social Anxiety: How to Calm an Overstimulated Child

Autism can create particular difficulties for both children and their parents, so it is important to have early intervention with autism. Social anxiety is a typical problem for people with autism spectrum disorders. In order to provide the necessary support and...
Autism and Sensory Overload: What Is It?

Autism and Sensory Overload: What Is It?

As a parent with a child on the autism spectrum, you may have noticed that your child’s behavior changes drastically in response to certain sensory stimuli, such as loud noises or bright lights. This is known as sensory overload, and it can be an overwhelming...
The Importance of Early Intervention in Autism

The Importance of Early Intervention in Autism

If you are a parent of a child with autism, you know that looking for an early intervention is a must! Providing early intervention for your child can lead to greater progress and a stronger start in their development. Autism is a developmental disorder that affects...
All About Autism Awareness Month

All About Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month, a time to spread knowledge and understanding about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the struggles faced by those living with it. This month, we are raising awareness of autism and celebrating the acceptance of people with ASD. Autism...
How Do I Know if My Child Is Autistic? Main Signs

How Do I Know if My Child Is Autistic? Main Signs

When parents discover that much-expected pregnancy, they experience a range of emotions, from protectiveness to joy and even concern. As time passes, parents start to prepare for the baby about to be part of their family. Most parents have a checklist of developmental...
Autism Milestones You Can Keep Track Of

Autism Milestones You Can Keep Track Of

If you have a child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), you’ve probably wondered if this would affect their development and how they hit their milestones. Although every child is unique and developmental milestones don’t always arrive on...
Behavioral Health Technician Job Description

Behavioral Health Technician Job Description

Are you ready to make a real difference in the lives of children with ASD? Do you want to join a fun, supportive team of ABA professionals? If so, then being a Behavioral Health Technician at BM Behavioral Center might be the perfect job for you! We’re looking...
Does Autism Affect Sleep?

Does Autism Affect Sleep?

Does Autism Affect Sleep? A good night’s rest isn’t guaranteed for anyone, but it is downright elusive for many people with autism. Individuals on the spectrum often have trouble falling and staying asleep. And that may worsen certain features of their condition, such...
Here’s How to Talk to Someone with Autism

Here’s How to Talk to Someone with Autism

The Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that 1 in every 44 children has been diagnosed with autism. The CDC has also identified that autism affects at least 1 percent of the...
Autism 101 for Parents

Autism 101 for Parents

As a parent, it is common to see you picturing your child growing up, going to soccer games on a Saturday, helping them with math homework, or just enjoying a home-cooked meal on Sunday afternoon. Yes, in theory, parenting sounds easy, but in reality, it isn’t....
How Common Is Autism in Girls? Is it Being Misdiagnosed?

How Common Is Autism in Girls? Is it Being Misdiagnosed?

Despite the fact that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects both male and female children, an autism diagnosis is significantly more likely to be made for a boy. Why is this? Are boys truly more likely to be affected by ASD, or simply more likely to be diagnosed? Are...
Simple to Understand Autism Checklist for Parents

Simple to Understand Autism Checklist for Parents

Life is a bit different for people with Autism. It doesn’t need to be bad, though. You want to equip your child with every necessary tool and coping mechanism to ensure their life is as happy, healthy, and fulfilling as anyone else’s. This is why early...
What Are the 5 Different Types of Autism?

What Are the 5 Different Types of Autism?

Across the globe, millions of children fall onto the Autism spectrum. The reason it is referred to as a spectrum is that the condition affects them in a variety of different ways. To better diagnose and help these children, the spectrum has been broken down into five...
These Are the Top 3 Benefits of ABA Therapy

These Are the Top 3 Benefits of ABA Therapy

Children on the Autism spectrum may need special care and support, above and beyond what parents, grandparents, and loving family members can provide. In a case such as this, we encourage you to look into the benefits of ABA Therapy. ABA Therapy can significantly...

The Importance of Autism Routines for Children With ASD

A routine is a useful tool for everyone. It helps us keep things organized; it directs us on what to do, when, and where to do it. Developing and sticking to routines are tasks that require day-to-day accomplishment that can be difficult for some people, particularly...
All you have to know about Autism

All you have to know about Autism

Concept, History, and Early signs The first recorded appearance of the term autism is dated in 1981, by a Swiss psychiatrist called Eugen Bleuler. He used the term as a form to cluster a variety of symptoms that were related to schizophrenia. Now it is known that...
Tips for parenting a child with autism

Tips for parenting a child with autism

Having a child with Autism impacts on various aspects of family lives including housekeeping, finances, emotional and mental health of parents, marital relationships, physical health of family members, limiting the response to the needs of other children within the...
The Real Face of Autism

The Real Face of Autism

“A child with autism sees things differently than we do. Perceives things in a different light. Can perceive things in ways we could never imagine” – Unknown When it comes to autism there are a lot of misconceptions or wrong definitions of the term. We have met...