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5 Tips to Successfully Teach your Child with Autism at Home

5 Tips to Successfully Teach your Child with Autism at Home

With the closure of schools, parents have suddenly turned into full time teachers. In addition to the many tasks parents are already asked to do, they are now in charge of their children’s educational needs. This adds high stress to parents, but is also a drastic change

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Celebrating The First day of Spring, While Social Distancing

Celebrating The First day of Spring, While Social Distancing

The first day of Spring signifies a time of the year where children can get out and play. Outdoor play is so important for all children, and especially those with Autism. Outdoor play allows children with Autism the opportunity to practice pretend play, sensory play, balance, and

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Springing Forward: Tips to Ease the Effects of Daylight Saving Time for Your Child

Springing Forward: Tips to Ease the Effects of Daylight Saving Time for Your Child

On March 8th, the clocks will spring forward and we will lose an hour out of the day. This change can be challenging for everyone, but especially for children with Autism, who tend to have difficulty with routine changes. Here are a few tips that can help

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3 Strategies To Make Transitions Easy!

3 Strategies To Make Transitions Easy!

Transitions can be a challenge for all children, and even some adults. Imagine you just reached the most exciting part of a brand new movie, and then you’re told you have to turn it off to go do chores. That’s how children feel all day. And, often

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What are the Benefits of a Functional Behavioral Assessment?

A Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) is typically an assessment for students in the classroom. The main purpose of the assessment is to understand why a student displays a particular behavior. In understanding the reason behind the behavior, it helps teachers and staff to support the child and

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Can I Reduce My Child’s Symptoms With Diet Changes?

Families with children with ADHD and Autism are constantly searching for ways to help reduce their children’s symptoms. Many families have seen incredible results from trying Elimination Diets such as Gluten Free, Casein Free, and Artificial Dye-Free diets.  What is Gluten? Gluten is the protein found in

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3 Steps To Getting Your Child With ADHD To Clean Up

For many, starting fresh in the new year means organizing and decluttering the home. However, after many holiday gifts, and with a child with ADHD, this might seem like a daunting task. Here are 3 steps to organize the house and have your child keep it clean!

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How To Create a Happy Holiday Break For Everyone!

Holiday break can be a challenging time of year: kids are free from the regular routine of school, holiday decorations and gifts are twinkling, and travel time is often plentiful. This time of year can be especially difficult for a child with Autism.  Try these easy tips

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IDEA vs. Section 504

IDEA vs. Section 504 The IDEA and Section 504 are both laws that provide Special Education services and related services for qualified children with disabilities. All About IDEA:  The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a funding statute that requires all states to follow specific conditions

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Does My Child Have Autism? Early Warning Signs and What To Do Next!

Autism, also known as Austim Spectrum Disorder (ASD), can affect individuals in a varying degree. The disorder is characterized by difficulty with social skills, speech/nonverbal communication, and repetitive behaviors. NJAS identified 1 in 34 eight year olds in New Jersey with ASD in 2014.  The cause for

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