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  • 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
  • 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
  • My child was diagnosed with autism – now what?
    Sometimes, parents of children newly diagnosed with autism blame themselves or each other. Some moms think she shouldn’t have had coffee; some dads have blamed themselves for sitting in front of a computer for too long. Read more
  • How to potty train a 5-year-old child with autism
    Can a with autism spectrum disorder become toilet trained? Or, even more important, can a non-verbal, older child with ASD become toilet trained? Of course they can! Read more
  • Pros and cons of mainstreaming an autistic child
    There are many pros to mainstreaming, and they include increased self-esteem, social interaction, the breaking down of long-held stigmas (and an increase in tolerance), and academic advantages. 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
  • What parents of children with autism want you to know
    Here are some things parents of children with autism want you to know, including facts and misconceptions about the disorder. There are even some autism parent tips here, as well as some tools to help you parent an autistic child. Read more
  • What Does That Mean? Tips to Help your Child with ASD to Verbally Communicate
    Because every child is different, and because every child starts off at a different level of speech, it is important for you to evaluate where your child stands. By speaking to and setting up appointments with an ABA therapist, your child is sure to get the best help that they can. Read more

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