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What to Expect from a Functional Behavioral Assessment 900 600 bh360

What to Expect from a Functional Behavioral Assessment

June 13, 2019 | Jennifer Vasquez, MS, BCBA

You’ve taken the important step to seek help to address your child’s challenging behaviors and received a recommendation that a functional behavior assessment should be conducted. Now you are preparing for the assessment. What should you expect?

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The Benefits and Importance of Early Intervention 900 600 bh360

The Benefits and Importance of Early Intervention

May 16, 2019 | Patricia Garcia, MPA

From the time a child takes its first breath, the child’s brain, reflexes, body and self-organizing sensory system all are trying to make sense of this new, bright world and how to connect with those around him or her.

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How Positive Reinforcement Helps Shape Desired Behavior

April 22, 2019 | Jeremy Wilson, PhD, BCBA-D

Many of us have experienced positive reinforcement in our lives. Maybe your boss asked you to write a report, give a speech

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Does your child need more help in school?
Does Your Child Need More Help in School? 1000 667 bh360

Does Your Child Need More Help in School?

April 9, 2019 | Judith S. Cohen, Psy.D., LMFT

Home-based behavioral services for children with autism are aimed at helping them develop and live as independent a life as possible.

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mindfulness
Managing Stress with Mindfulness: Helpful Tips for Parents of Children with Autism 600 400 bh360

Managing Stress with Mindfulness: Helpful Tips for Parents of Children with Autism

March 21, 2019 | Caroline Hardman, MS, BCBA, Qualified MBSR Instructor

When we become parents, we fall in love with our miraculous little bundle of life. We also find ourselves stressed out with the demands of being a new parent. How we respond is largely a result of how we have previously learned to react to stressful events.

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food selectivity
Food Selectivity: Battles at the Dinner Table 600 401 bh360

Food Selectivity: Battles at the Dinner Table

March 11, 2019 | Jared Freilich, MA, BCBA

It’s not unusual for children to be picky about food; it can be a pretty normal process as little ones develop a taste for what they prefer to eat, and what they don’t. They usually outgrow the fussiness as their palates mature.

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Children with Autism are More Likely to Experience Abuse than Other Children 460 314 bh360

Children with Autism are More Likely to Experience Abuse than Other Children

February 28, 2019 | Leili Zarbakhsh, PhD, LEP, LMFT, BCBA-D

Helping children on the autism spectrum is complex and difficult. We work hard to give our children a voice, so they are able to have their needs met and navigate their way to as normal a life as possible.

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Preventing Caregiver Burnout 500 334 bh360

Preventing Caregiver Burnout

February 25, 2019 | Yelba Diaz, BA

Parenting is never an easy job! For parents of children with autism or other developmental disabilities, parenting can be even more challenging. These parents find their roles expanding into that of 24/7 caregivers who are not only expected to provide love and support, but also to meet relentless needs.

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Infant Development & Early Intervention
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Red Flags for Autism

February 13, 2019 | Roxana Rabadi, PsyD, LCP

There is no greater joy than watching your baby develop as a little person, hearing them laugh and babble, and seeing them explore their surroundings. Some babies take a little longer than others to achieve expected milestones, from crawling to feeding themselves, and that’s not necessarily a problem; children develop at their own pace. But there are specific behaviors that can be indicative of a developmental disability such as autism.

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