Entries by Rachel Gossan

How to Choose the Best ABA Provider for Your Child

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 […]

Age Appropriate Toys for Children with Autism

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 […]

Puberty for Children With Autism

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 […]