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ABA or PPCD: Which Should You Choose?

ABA or PPCD: Which Should You Choose?

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) or Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD)? The mandatory age to start school in Texas is six years, and children with autism may be eligible to start public school at age three in the Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD). There...

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7 Creative Valentine’s Day Family Activities

7 Creative Valentine’s Day Family Activities

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, but the holiday festivities aren’t just for couples! While there is nothing sweeter than spending time with your significant other, the love-filled day can also be a day to celebrate with the whole family. [bctt tweet="Happy Valentine’s Day from our family to...

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Understanding How ABA Therapy Works

Understanding How ABA Therapy Works

Parents of children with autism spectrum disorder may have heard the term “Applied Behavior Analysis” or “ABA Therapy,” but may not be familiar with the practice of ABA Therapy. If your child was recently diagnosed with autism you may wonder how ABA Therapy could benefit your child. [bctt...

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What is Applied Behavior Analysis?

What is Applied Behavior Analysis?

Has your child been diagnosed with autism? Chances are your pediatrician may have suggested a therapy called applied behavior analysis. Also called ABA therapy, it is a method used to help a child with autism grow their social and emotional skills. [bctt tweet="Do you fully understand what Applied...

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Gifts for Children with Autism

Gifts for Children with Autism

Can you believe Christmas is this week? If you still need to buy any last-minute gifts, we know how overwhelming it can be to go shopping, especially if you have a child with autism on your list. Here are some gift ideas guaranteed to put a smile on your child’s face! [bctt tweet="Christmas is...

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Autism and the Holidays

Autism and the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time for children with autism and their parents.  Changes in routine, more noise, and more people are all things that can affect children with autism.  However, with planning and some accommodations, holiday gatherings can be enjoyable for everyone. [bctt...

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