Autism and Anxiety: Managing Nerves to Get School Ready!
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by Brittany Marie
4d ago
Table of Contents How Can Parents Help Their Children with Autism Manage Their Anxiety Before Starting the School Year? Starting a new school year can be both an exciting and nerve-wracking chapter of any child and their family’s life. But for children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), managing symptoms of autism and anxiety while preparing for the school year can be particularly intense. With the increases in change and new demands each upcoming school year brings, it’s not surprising that many neurodiverse families experience stress and overwhelm around this time. In fac ..read more
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Work and Autism Parenting: 5 Tips to Achieve Work-life Balance
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by Laura Corzo
1w ago
Table of Contents How do I manage my career while raising a child with autism? Parenting is inherently demanding, and when your child has an autism diagnosis, it becomes even more challenging. Successfully managing work and autism parenting can seem daunting, often leading parents to feel overwhelmed or consider giving up their careers. The balance between work responsibilities, therapy sessions, and medical appointments can be exhausting. However, with the right strategies and support, it is possible to manage your career while raising a child with autism. At ABA Centers of America, we u ..read more
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Autism and Self-expression: 5 Tips to Fostering Expressing Emotions with Autism
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by Laura Corzo
1M ago
Table of Contents How can children with autism express themselves? Autism and self-expression can be challenging concepts to intertwine. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is characterized by difficulties in communication, social interaction, and language development, making expressing emotions, thoughts, and needs more challenging for individuals on the spectrum. Despite these challenges, children with autism are just as intelligent and capable of learning as their neurotypical peers. It’s essential to understand the significance of addressing autism and self-expression by providing supp ..read more
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Sibling Support: Navigating Neurodiversity with ABA Care
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by Brittany Marie
1M ago
Table of Contents How Can Neurodiverse Families Support Siblings of Those with Autism? Raising a child or teenager with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a unique experience filled with both challenging moments and gratifying times. However, the impact of ASD often extends beyond the individual, affecting the entire family unit, in particular siblings. In fact, many neurodiverse families find themselves considering how they can best support their neurotypical children alongside their child with autism for better family dynamics and future outcomes.   Ultimately, sibling support is vit ..read more
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Short Diagnosis Times in Autism: Impacts of Waiting Periods
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by Brittany Marie
2M ago
Table of Contents Why Short Diagnosis Times Matter for Those with Autism Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects millions of individuals worldwide, with the CDC reporting 1 in 36 having the condition. Those with autism commonly present with symptoms including challenges in communication, social interaction, and behavior. However, due to the varying degrees of ASD and the unique ways it manifests in each person with the condition, short diagnosis times for autism really matter and improve the quality of life for many. Early detection of autism makes vital, evidence-based treatments like ABA ..read more
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The Importance of Ongoing Autism Research – Introducing Jessica Zawacki, Director of Research
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by Jim Fredrick
2M ago
Why is autism research necessary? Autism, a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by problems with social interaction, communication, and repetitive behaviors, has been the subject of increasing attention over the past decade. The focus on autism research has arguably put on the map the need to understand this condition better, the impact on individuals and families, the role of educators and providers, and the call to improve existing resources and information regarding the spectrum. So, what is the latest on autism research? ABA Centers of America wants to k ..read more
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ABA Centers of America Unveiled New Location for Its Nashua Autism Care Center
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by Anderson Carmona
2M ago
Yesterday, ABA Centers of America hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Nashua to unveil its newest autism care center in New Hampshire. ABA Centers of America provides applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy services to children with autism through a play-based approach that is rooted in positive reinforcement. The organization was founded to disrupt the autism care industry by demolishing wait times traditionally experienced by those in search of a diagnosis or treatment. It’s common for families to be waitlisted from many months to several years to receive these services for their children, b ..read more
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Understanding High-Functioning Autism: 5 Tips for Parents!
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by Brittany Marie
2M ago
Table of Contents What Is High-Functioning Autism? High-Functioning Autism (HFA) is a term some use to characterize individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who have average or above-average intelligence. In many cases, these individuals do not experience significant language delays and can also possess unique strengths and capabilities. However, they may still struggle with communication, which can limit their social interactions and general progress.    Additionally, many note that HFA individuals often require less support and demonstrate more autonomy in comparison to ..read more
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Navigating ABA: Unpacking the Parity Act for Autism Coverage
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by Brittany Marie
2M ago
Table of Contents Despite the proven effectiveness of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), many families still encounter significant challenges when attempting to obtain insurance coverage for this crucial autism therapy. However, understanding the nuances of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, commonly referred to as the Parity Act, can help families affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) advocate for the ABA insurance coverage they require and deserve. This blog by ABA Centers of America aims to demystify the legal jargon and complex terrain surrounding insurance coverag ..read more
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Autism in Teens: Uncover 6 Proven Strategies for Enhancing Communication and Interaction
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by Laura Corzo
3M ago
Table of Contents How can I support my teen with autism? Autism in teens presents a significant concern for many parents. Navigating adolescence, a period rife with changes and challenges becomes increasingly complex with the addition of autism spectrum disorders. From transitioning to high school, navigating hormonal shifts, and striving for independence, parents and caregivers are acutely aware of the myriad challenges adolescents face. These challenges are often more pronounced for teens with autism due to the intrinsic characteristics of the condition. How can I support my teen wit ..read more
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