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?
When you get a diagnosis for your child, it can be an overwhelming moment. You’ll probably feel many emotions – uncertainty, hope, and relief might all be part of your experience. But the most important thing to remember is that getting a diagnosis is good for your child. The truth is that autism doesn’t come… Continue reading What Happens After an Autism Diagnosis
If your child has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), one useful and effective treatment option is a targeted intervention program. In this type of program, children work on developing social, language, and cognitive skills through functional activities. These skills can be reinforced at home throughout the week as well as in school with… Continue reading What Skills Will Your Child Learn In A Targeted Intervention Program?
For families of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), beginning a treatment program is a critical step. Early intervention therapy is key for the best outcomes, as it can set your child up for success in school and in their relationships. However, as you start the process of treatment, you might wonder how long autism… Continue reading What Is The Timeline For Your Child’s Autism Treatment?
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many aspects of our daily lives have transitioned to virtual platforms. Students are attending classes online, working professionals are completing virtual projects, and healthcare providers are meeting patients through telehealth services. For children in treatment for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), their sessions might also have started to take place online. Telehealth… Continue reading How Telehealth For Autism Treatment Works
As a parent of a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), you want to do everything you can to support your child. Children with autism spectrum disorder can struggle in social situations, as the inability or difficulty to read nonverbal cues can make everyday interactions trying. While many individuals take the ability to effortlessly communicate… Continue reading Small Things You Can Do to Improve Your Child’s Social Skills
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their caregivers have been finding it difficult to continue to make progress during the COVID pandemic. The difficulty is primarily due to the disruption of schedules, lack of access to support services, changes at work, as well as delays, rescheduling, or closing of schools. However, there are still… Continue reading How To Continue Progress During Covid-19
With 1 in 54 children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or ASD, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it’s clear there is a growing wave of teens with ASD moving through our educational system. While there are more resources and treatment programs for teenagers with ASD than ever before, parents… Continue reading How To Help Teens With Autism Transition To Adulthood
Autism telehealth therapy allows the experts at Ascend Autism to provide individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their parents or caregivers with real-time interactions, support, and treatment no matter either party’s location. Being able to reach out via desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone to our clinicians gives caregivers and parents a resource to turn… Continue reading Autism Telehealth Therapy Programs
Autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is becoming more and more treatable through various autism therapy programs. This is good news, as screening for ASD improves and more families than ever are facing an ASD diagnosis for their child, leaving these families and caregivers looking for therapy options. Here at Ascend Autism, we embrace Applied… Continue reading Autism Therapy Programs