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The Importance Of Strong Social Skills For Success With K-12 Education

When thinking of areas that may need focus for a school-aged child, one may think of reading, math, biology, or even, fitness, but we find that many do not intentionally prioritize strong social skills.

Why are strong social skills often overlooked, especially for children with ASD? We are not completely sure, but one possible reason is due to the time requirement and its overall priority. No matter the situation or tough times we are all going through, it is crucial that we all stay hypervigilant in ensuring the success of our children’s social shaping.

To have success with k-12 education there are three areas where it is important to have strong social skills –

Academics, Conduct, and Group Relations.

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What To Expect From Your ABA Clinic

As a parent, we always want to ensure that the quality of any service we are getting for our children is of good quality. This should be no different for the ABA clinic and services your child is receiving. The question that can sometimes be hard to answer is “what should my expectations be?” It is important to know what you should expect when receiving ABA services.

Here is a list of things you should expect from your ABA Clinic and provider:

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How To Find An ABA Therapy Provider

Many questions arise when a family receives a diagnosis of Autism or a referral to receive ABA services. How do I find an ABA therapy provider and program? Who’s going to work with my child? What are my expectations? Am I going to be involved in this program? What is my child going to work on? We want to help you with what questions are good to ask and in general what a good answer to those would be when looking for an ABA provider.

Here’s a list of questions and things to look for when looking to find an ABA therapy provider and services for your loved one.

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Top 10 Ways Children with Autism Benefit from ABA Therapy

Top 10 Ways Children with Autism Benefit from ABA Therapy

Children with autism are unique, amazing individuals. ABA is a scientific, evidence-based therapy that gives families the tools they need to support their child with ASD. We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 reasons and ways a child with autism benefits from ABA therapy.

Reason #1: ABA therapy ranks the highest out of all documented interventions and treatments and has the most scientific evidence benefiting those with ASD.

Parents, please find comfort in knowing that research backs up the claim that ABA “works”!

Research tells us that if started early, intensive, high quality, evidence-based support like ABA, 40-50 percent of children diagnosed with ASD can function and benefit from typical general education classrooms. However, not only can ABA work to compensate for struggles relating to accessing academics but for other areas as well. Read more

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Behavior TLC Summer Camp 2018 Recap

Summer fun at Behavior TLC has come and gone, and while we’ll miss it… many memories were made! If you didn’t have the chance to join us for Summer Camp 2018, you sure missed out!

Our summer ABA program mixes the best parts of summer camp and a structured ABA program. This created a fun-filled, minicamp sessions for development, education and individualized curriculum.

With five sessions throughout the summer, we had the chance to learn about everything from aquatic animals to local heroes such as our first responders… Here’s a peek at some of our favorite weekly activities! Read more