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  • Music and Autism: A Beautiful Connection
    Composer and pianist Amadeus Mozart is perhaps the most well-known and prolific musician of his time, having composed more than 600 symphonies, operas, and concertos. At the age of four, his parents recognized he had an inexplicable and distinctive way of learning and remembering music, learning a piece within the space of half an hour. By the age of six, he had begun composing, and at eight, he was creating symphonies. Read more
  • Treatments for Autism: Evidence-Based, Complementary & Controversial Therapies
    Thanks to the internet, a wealth of helpful information about autism and scientifically sound treatments for it are just a few keystrokes away. Unfortunately, so is an endless trove of Read more
  • Fighting on Multiple Fronts: Health Problems and Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Autism spectrum disorder is a multidimensional, complex disorder, made even more challenging by physical and mental health problems that often accompany it. It is not easy for families to coordinate therapies and work to meet the child's wide-ranging needs, but it is possible. Early intervention delivers significant improvements in behaviors, cognitive development, social skills, emotional health and well-being. Read more
  • Sensory Processing Disorder & Autism
    There is no quick fix for children who suffer from a sensory processing disorder. But much can be done to lower distress, improve tolerance to stimuli, and reduce disruptive behaviors that result from sensory processing disorders so common among those with autism. Read more
  • End the Food Fight: Tackling Autism Eating Problems
    If left unchecked, autism eating problems can have detrimental consequences that range from malnourishment to social stigmatization. But considerable improvements in nutrition and eating behaviors can be achieved with support and patience. Does your child suffer from disordered eating like severe food selectivity, pica or food neophobia? Alliance ABA can help. Call to schedule a consultation today. Read more
  • Problem Behaviors in Autism: Help for Struggling Kids
    Impairments in social interactions, speech, cognitive abilities, as well as deficits in executive functioning pertaining to emotional and impulse control, are common in children with autism and may predispose them to abnormal behaviors. Read more
  • What Parents Should Expect From ABA Therapy
    Your child has autism are words that no parent can ever be fully prepared to hear. It’s a diagnosis that raises fears and endless questions—what will my child’s future look like? can he or she learn? why did this happen? do autism treatments work? what can I do? Read more
  • Help! My child is afraid to flush the toilet (and more toilet-based fears)
    Parents of kids on the spectrum do often report that toilet time can be challenging. We’ve listed some troubleshooting tips for you here, depending on exactly what seems to be the issue for your child. Read more
  • What happens during an assessment for autism?
    Medical practitioners use a variety of screeners as a first step to seeing if a child has autism; they typically use these screeners even before they begin a formal evaluation. Read more
  • Verbal behavior therapy
    Verbal behavior therapy is a type of therapy that is designed to teach language and communication. Behaviorist B.F. Skinner’s theories inspired this therapy, in partnership with the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). It consists of motivational operation, discriminating stimulus, response and reinforcement. Read more
  • There’s Nothing Mild about “Mild” Autism
    When you or your family are first faced with an Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis, it is often difficult to believe/understand all the things that come with such a diagnosis. Read more
  • “Why won’t you listen to me? And other communication problems.”
    Children with autism often have a difficult time communicating. Children with Autism may have difficulty developing language skills and understanding others; they may also have difficulty understanding or expressing non-verbal clues such as eye contact, body posture, facial expressions, hand gestures etc. Read more

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