This year, we’ve had the opportunity to discuss a variety of topics related to ABA therapy and autism. These topics have included:
- Autism Evaluation Requirements
- Differences Between Public and Private School
- ABA and PPCD Comparisons
Autism Evaluation Requirements
If you think your child may have autism, it’s important to talk with an insured provider to see whether you qualify for ABA therapy. Our team looked at what providers use to evaluate children and gave helpful advice for parents seeking assistance. Two of the most frequently used assessments for autism are the Autism Diagnostic Observation ( ADOS-2), which is considered the “gold standard” of autism assessments, and the Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS-2). Learn more about what to expect when evaluating for autism on our recent blog.
Differences Between Public and Private School
While many parents choose public school, there are advantages of a private school for children with autism. Along with having one-on-one attention and specialized education, private schools have smaller class sizes which can be helpful for kids who struggle with overstimulation. If you have a child with autism, it’s important to weigh all of the options when it comes to choosing the right education setting. Learn more about the differences between public and private schools on our blog.
ABA and PPCD Comparisons
Besides day-to-day education, there are therapy options to consider when it comes to caring for your children with autism. Most parents look into ABA therapy or Preschool Programs for Children with Disabilities (PPCD). In one of our most popular blogs of the year, we discussed the differences between these two approaches. Whether you’re facing the decision to enroll your child or have had one recommended by a friend, we’re here to help you make the best choice for your family. Compare the differences of ABA and PPCD on our blog.
Happy Holidays from Steps to Progress!
If there’s one thing we’re celebrating this holiday season, it’s you – our clients. As we near the end of the year, we’re grateful for your continued support and look forward to all that is to come. Happy Holidays from our family to yours!
What are your holiday plans? Let us know on Facebook and enjoy your time off!