If you are the parent of a child with autism, you know that one of the biggest challenges can be dealing with problem behaviors. These behaviours can range from verbal outbursts to self-injury, and they can make life very difficult for both the child and the parents. There are ways to deal with these behaviours […]
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioural challenges. According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 68 children in the United States are on the autism spectrum. ASD can range from very mild to severe, and it affects people differently. There
ABA is an approach to behavior intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related developmental disabilities. It emphasizes the use of evidence-based practices by trained professionals, parents, and caregivers. ABA can be used as a primary treatment or as a task broken down into small steps and done to support and enhance strategies.