Child Transitioning From Early Intervention to ABA

Transitioning from Birth to Three to ABA Services

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…

child learning skills in a targeted intervention program

What Skills Will Your Child Learn In A Targeted Intervention Program?

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…

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Small Things You Can Do to Improve Your Child’s Social Skills

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…

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Applied Behavior Analysis Lessons

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…

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New Autism Guidelines

New Autism Guidelines For the first time in more than a decade, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a full clinical report on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), including new guidelines for the identification and treatment of children on the spectrum. The full report, Identification, Evaluation, and Management of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder,…

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What Is Applied Behavioral Analysis?

Over the past two decades, autism has grown from a seemingly rare disorder to something verging on an epidemic. The truth of the matter is that, through improvements in diagnosis and increased understanding of the disorder, previously undiagnosed cases of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are being recognized and treated.    Currently, the Center for Disease…