The CDC estimates that 1 in 44 children are affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD). While there is no cure for autism, therapies such as ABA, OT and Speech are often prescribed to address the symptoms and challenges associated with ASD. Applied Behavior Analysis, or ABA, is an evidence-based method of therapy endorsed by the… Continue reading Home-Based vs. Center-Based ABA Therapy
COVID-19 changed how many of us did things in our lives. Telehealth for doctor’s appointments, psychiatry visits, and applied behavioral analysis (ABA) became the standard way to connect throughout the country when it wasn’t as safe to see one another in person. Throughout the pandemic, Ascend Autism offered telehealth ABA services to children with autism… Continue reading Telehealth for ABA Therapy: Is It Effective?
Choosing who you work with and what they do for your child is often one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a parent. When it comes to your child, ensuring they have the best treatment options available so they grow and thrive is a heavyweight on your shoulders. No doubt, if you’ve been… Continue reading ABA Horror Stories: What You Really Need to Know
At Ascend Autism, we provide Applied Behavior Analysis services, including early intervention and targeted intervention services for children, adolescents, and young adults diagnosed with autism. It is universally accepted that parents should start early intervention services as young as possible. Early intervention services can be defined as applied behavior analysis services catered for children aged… Continue reading Transitioning from Birth to Three to ABA Services
Applied behavior analysis or ABA is one of the most effective therapies to assist individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to improve their social interactions and adjust behaviors. It breaks down desired behaviors, reactions, and responses into three parts: antecedents, target behavior, and consequences. When a therapist, parent, caregiver, or educator uses ABA, they… Continue reading Applied Behavior Analysis Lessons
As more children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and additional research is being done to understand and evaluate treatment options, applied behavioral analysis (ABA) has emerged as one of the most valuable therapies for children. Let’s dive into what ABA is, what it does, and how it can benefit your child now and… Continue reading Applied Behavioral Analysis for Autism