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Toilet Training Your Child with Autism: Seven Tips for Parents 460 307 bh360

Toilet Training Your Child with Autism: Seven Tips for Parents

Aug 12, 2019 | Shana Williams

Parents can usually toilet train their child. Toilet training can be more difficult for a child with autism or other developmental disability, and sometimes professional help is needed. Learn more about how you can help toilet train your child with special needs.

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Getting Comfortable: The Initial Sessions of Home-Based Behavioral Treatment 460 307 bh360

Getting Comfortable: The Initial Sessions of Home-Based Behavioral Treatment

July 22, 2019 | Tasha Enriquez

Your child or another family member has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or a similar developmental challenge and is about to begin home-based behavioral treatment based on the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA). You may be wondering what it will be like or what to expect as treatment begins.

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Navigating Healthcare Insurance
Navigating Healthcare Insurance Coverage for Autism and Other Developmental Disorders: Where to Start 460 307 bh360

Navigating Healthcare Insurance Coverage for Autism and Other Developmental Disorders: Where to Start

July 8, 2019 | Tammy Pedersen

If you’ve determined that your child or another family member would benefit from behavioral healthcare services to treat autism or a similar developmental disorder, an important next step is to explore and understand the benefits available to you from your healthcare insurance provider.

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An Introduction to ADHD – Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 460 307 bh360

An Introduction to ADHD – Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

June 24, 2019 | Lindsay L. Wray, Psy.D.

You may have heard the term attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Maybe you have wondered what it is or what to do if you suspect your child shows symptoms. If your child is exhibiting symptoms or has been diagnosed with ADHD, you are not alone.

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What to expect
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. Missing critical developmental milestones may represent initial indicators of a developmental delay and/or disability such as autism.

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How Positive Reinforcement Helps Shape Desired Behavior 900 600 bh360

How Positive Reinforcement Helps Shape Desired Behavior

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

Positive reinforcement is a well-studied system and important tool used at home and in school for those with autism.

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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. In school, the aim is the same.

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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: 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. But children with developmental disabilities often adopt persistent patterns of unhealthy or very narrow preferences about food that go miles beyond typical finicky childhood eating.

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