Beginning ABA therapy services can be overwhelming and confusing. Below are a few things to consider when choosing an ABA provider to ensure you are finding the best fit for you and your child! Scope of Practice This is a term that simply means that healthcare professionals should ethically only treat populations and use procedures/processes […]
About Rachel Gossan
Rachel Gossan is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at North Shore Pediatric Therapy. Rachel has worked with children of varying ability and ages since graduating from Michigan State University with a Master of Arts in Special Education with a focus on autism, and a graduate certification in Applied Behavior Analysis. Rachel has a great deal of experience designing individualized programs to increase social, play, functional, and academic skills for children with autism and related disabilities.
It’s the holiday season and everyone is out shopping for family! If you’re looking for age appropriate toys for children with Autism, then check out this age-by-age list: 0-18 months Goals of Play: Manipulate and explore a variety of toys Show variation in play Demonstrate generalization by playing with toys in a variety of environments […]
One of the most popular questions I get asked from parents of young children with autism is, “What is my child’s future going to look like?” While early intervention is a crucial part of the treatment of autism, thinking ahead to what puberty and the teenage years might look like is an important consideration, as […]