Location

(703) 229-4216

Monday:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

  • What is echolalia?
      The repetition – or echoing – of words, sounds, or full sentences is called echolalia. Autistic kids may repeat the words, sounds and sentences from friends and family, as well as Read more
  • The Ws of Autism
    Over the last several weeks, we’ve been blogging about the ABCs of Autism. Here’s our last post: the Ws. Weighted blankets (or vests, or toys) Weighted items are based on the technique Read more
  • The Vs of Autism
    Over the past several weeks, we’ve been blogging about the ABCs of Autism. Today, here are the Vs.Verbal behaviorIn ABA, or applied behavior analysis, we use an approach that teaches Read more
  • The Ts of Autism
    Over the past several weeks, we’ve been blogging about the ABCs of Autism. Today, here are the Ts.Tactile dysfunctionSometimes, kids will withdraw when they’re touched, when their hair is being Read more
  • Some things about autism you may not know
    While shows like Love on the Spectrum and Atypical are helping reach more people and giving a different picture on autism, it is called autism spectrum for a reason. Autism Spectrum Read more
  • What are some easy behavior strategies for kids with autism?
    When you have a child with autism, you might not know what each day is going to look like. Some days will be the most rewarding you’ve ever had; other Read more
  • The Ss of Autism, part 3
    Over the next several weeks, we’ll be blogging the ABC’s of ABA therapy. Today, here are the Ss, part 2. Speech-language pathologist   A speech language pathologist is a professional who is skilled Read more
  • The Ss of Autism, part 2
    Over the next several weeks, we’ll be blogging the ABC’s of ABA therapy. Today, here are the Ss, part 2. Sensory diet A sensory diet is a plan for sensory input at Read more
  • The Ss of Autism, part 1
    Over the next several weeks, we’ll be blogging the ABC’s of ABA therapy. Today, here are the Ss, part 1. SCERTS Model   SCERTS is an approach developed by a clinical scholar and Read more
  • The Rs of Autism
    Over the next several weeks, we’ll be blogging the ABC’s of ABA therapy. Today, here are the Rs. Receptive Language   Receptive language is the ability to understand language that is spoken.   Relationship Development Read more
  • The Ps of Autism, part 2
    Over the past several weeks, we’ve been blogging about the ABC’s of ABA therapy. Today, here are the Ps, part 2. Pivotal Response Training   Pivotal response training is a naturalistic behavioral intervention Read more
  • The Ps of Autism
    Over the past several weeks, we’ve been blogging about the ABC’s of ABA therapy. Today, here are the Ps, part 1. Paraprofessional   A paraprofessional can be a teacher, educational or classroom aide Read more
  • The Os of Autism
    Over the past several weeks, we’ve been blogging about the ABC’s of ABA therapy. Today, here are the Os. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD Involuntary, intrusive, and anxiety-provoking thoughts are considered obsessions; Read more
  • The Ns of Autism
    Over the next several weeks, we’ll be blogging the ABC’s of ABA therapy. Today, here are the Ns. Natural Environment   The place where kids and their families and loved ones usually participate Read more
  • The Ms of Autism
    Over the next several weeks, we’ll be blogging the ABC’s of ABA therapy. Today, here are the Ms. Mainstreaming   When a child with a disability is placed in a regular classroom with Read more
  • The Ls of Autism
    Over the next several weeks, we’ll be blogging the ABC’s of ABA therapy. Today, here are the Ls. Language   Language is the ability to form a thought into a sequence of verbal Read more

Join Our Alliance

Sign up for our monthly newsletter to receive important updates and information!

Location

Availability

Office Hours

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed