Parent Tips

Happy New Year, Gavin!

Posted on January 13th, 2017 · Posted in Parent Tips, Uncategorized

  Gavin, and other children with Autism in Louisiana, lost many of their possessions in recent storms. Our friend, John Olsen, who is a strong advocate for persons with Autism.. read more

Separating Details from the Big Picture

Posted on December 27th, 2016 · Posted in Parent Tips

One of the biggest barriers to success in school for adolescents and teens with executive functioning difficulties can be figuring out how to separate details from the “big picture.” When.. read more

Get Clued In With Club Clue

Posted on October 10th, 2016 · Posted in Parent Tips

This month in Club Clue we have been talking about sharing when we play with friends! We can share in many different ways; we discussed four different ways to share… read more

Developing In-Hand Manipulation Skills in Your Child

Posted on October 10th, 2016 · Posted in Parent Tips

Generally, we pick up small objects (e.g., coins) moving them into our palm and later out to our fingertips without giving much thought to the intricate movements that are needed… read more

Facilitating Speech and Language in Infants & Toddlers

Posted on September 20th, 2016 · Posted in Parent Tips

Infants, toddlers, and young children learn language from the people they spend the most time with. This can be grandparents, siblings, caregivers, and especially their parents. So here are a.. read more

Tips for Transitioning Activities

Posted on September 20th, 2016 · Posted in Parent Tips

A mom writes: “I enjoy taking my 4-year-old son to the park, play areas at the mall, and other fun places. Lately, though, he pitches a huge fit whenever it’s.. read more

Four Steps For Getting Your Child to Accept “No”

Posted on June 24th, 2016 · Posted in Parent Tips

Struggling with your child accepting “no” for an answer? Sometimes it may not be a behavior but a lack of understanding when your child acts out. Children with autism have.. read more

How can ABA help with Speech and Occupational Therapy?

Posted on June 15th, 2016 · Posted in Parent Tips

Did you Know?!… Speech pathologists, occupational therapists and behavior therapists often work together when treating children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental delays. In co-treating children, we are able to.. read more

Power of Reinforcement

Posted on May 24th, 2016 · Posted in Parent Tips

Reinforcement – occurs when a stimulus change immediately follows a response and increases the future frequency of that type of behavior in similar conditions (Cooper, Heron, and Heward, 2007) Positive.. read more

Does My Child Need Speech Therapy?

Posted on May 24th, 2016 · Posted in Parent Tips

Every child develops speech and language skills on their own timeline, but most children reach speech and language milestones around the same age. If your child is not demonstrating most.. read more