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Finding the Best ABA Therapy and Understanding the ABA Approach

Finding the Best ABA Therapy and Understanding the ABA Approach

The two biggest questions parents ask following an autism diagnosis are: Fortunately, there are a wealth of free resources and support options to help you answer these two questions, which we outline below! The First Steps: Autism Diagnosis & Provider Research After receiving an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis, your medical provider will teachyou more about […]

5 Common Questions Asked By Parents – Answered By Experts

5 Common Questions Asked by Parents

If your child has recently received an ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) diagnosis, you likely have many questions. Whether you’re just starting autism research or already have experience with autism therapy but want to learn more about ABA services, our qualified ABA experts are here to help answer your questions. Below, we answer 5 of the […]

Why RBT Jobs Are Growing In Popularity and Changing Lives

Why RBT Jobs Are Growing In Popularity and Changing Lives

The future is looking bright for Registered Behavior Technicians! Becoming an RBT is a popular career due to the following factors.  Pursuing a career as an RBT is well worth the effort. Registered Behavior Technicians Play a Vital Role in ABA Therapy The rising popularity of RBT jobs is closely linked to the rising demand […]

Communication Strategies for Children with Autism

Communication Strategies for Children with Autism

Children with autism need means of communication, because it allows them to advocate for their wants and needs, improves self-expression, enhances learning comprehension, and generates growth in social development. Essentials for enhancing communication include:  Taking steps to establish better communication as a behavioral objective is a powerful complement to any learning plan. Below are some […]

Self-Care Tips for Parents

Self-Care Tips for Parents

If you are the parent of a child with autism, relaxation time is rare with all the daily demands. Self-care routines improve our capacity for helping others, which makes them essential! Finding ways to incorporate self-care and stress management is also mandatory for maintaining your health and a stable foundation for your child with autism.  […]

Creating a Structured ABA Environment at Home

Creating a Structured ABA Environment at Home

A well-structured home environment can significantly improve learning outcomes for children with autism. By incorporating learning elements that align with your child’s treatment plan at home, achieving progress in behavior, function, and communication can become part of the daily routine.  With your child’s unique learning and developmental needs in mind, here are some highly effective […]

As a New BCBA, Which Questions Should I Ask During My Job Search?

As a New BCBA, Which Questions Should I Ask During My Job Search?

As a new BCBA, finding a fulfilling job that aligns with your passions, skills, and goals can be a job in-and-of itself! It is critical to identify your needs and goals that you want from a job at the beginning of the application process. Your first position as a BCBA establishes the foundation for your […]

What are Common Symptoms of Autism?

What are Common Symptoms of Autism?

  Since Autism Spectrum Disorder can exhibit an array of overlapping symptoms that are difficult to define, it is important to understand the symptoms. Below, we explore a range of common ASD symptoms and how ABA interventions can work in harmony with each individual to address social, behavioral, and communication needs in a highly personal […]

Best Strategies for Transitioning from ABA Therapy to School

Best Strategies for Transitioning from ABA Therapy to School

Making the transition from ABA therapy to school is an important step in your child’s autism treatment! While each child will respond to different approaches, there are some general tips for promoting a smoother transition to a traditional school setting. Helping Hands Family uplifts our clients with practical strategies and transforms the stressors of change […]

Ways to Identify a High Quality ABA Organization

ABA is an evidence-based practice that can vary based on a provider’s approach and philosophy. Finding a high quality ABA organization is important to ensuring the quality of your child’s treatment. A reputable ABA organization should be able to support its clients and staff members with educational resources, accessible clinics, and a variety of ABA […]