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Transitioning from Birth to Three to ABA Services

Birth To Three vs. Early Intervention ABA At Ascend Autism, we provide Applied Behavior Analysis services, including early intervention and targeted intervention services for children 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… Continue reading Transitioning from Birth to Three to ABA Services

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

What Is The Timeline For Your Child’s Autism Treatment?

For families of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), beginning a treatment program is a critical step. Early intervention 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 treatment… Continue reading What Is The Timeline For Your Child’s Autism Treatment?

How Telehealth For Autism Treatment Works

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

Is Early Intervention Enough for a Child With Autism?

Autism is being diagnosed in more and more children every year. While it may be tempting to conclude this is the sign of some wider problem, improvements in testing and screening have contributed to many of these diagnoses. As a result, medical professionals better understand what autism looks like and how it can be .… Continue reading Is Early Intervention Enough for a Child With Autism?

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

How To Help Regulate Emotions During A Pandemic

Supporting children, young adults, and adults with an autism spectrum disorder or ASD can be challenging for families and caregivers. This is especially true when events cause major upheavals to an individual’s schedule. Over the past number of months, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of millions. Few have been left untouched or unaffected… Continue reading How To Help Regulate Emotions During A Pandemic

How To Continue Progress During Covid-19

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

Keeping Kids Connected To Loved Ones Online

Millions of children and young people have had their lives changed by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Specifically, both private and public schools have had to change their attendance policy at nearly every level, moving much of their teaching online to a virtual learning environment. Some students have been able to adapt, while others have struggled.… Continue reading Keeping Kids Connected To Loved Ones Online

Challenges Of Holidays For Children With Autism

As the holidays get closer, many families are faced with finding ways to prepare themselves. When a family member or members has an autism spectrum disorder (or ASD), the holiday season can be difficult. Becoming aware of the holiday challenges for children with autism is the first step in learning how to accommodate your family… Continue reading Challenges Of Holidays For Children With Autism