So Gabriel is a 4 year old who wanders and now we are considering a tracking device but we need something small and discreet. He does not like anything on his arm so a watch is out of the picture. Any one know of
Does anybody know if there is a public school district in Texas who has ABA in their program?
Our son struggles with impulse control. He becomes overly excited and impulsive when happy. He struggles to engage, share attention and focus, but can focus on his own activity when interested. He is hyper active.
Any one been there and done that? I am signed up for training on the 17th of this month. I would love to hear any good or bad experiences from the clinics and/or trainings they have available.
Hi, our kid just diagnosed with ASD 3 months ago and he's about to start going to pre-school this year at a school district we understood their way for treatment is discrete trial (DTT), however, our health insurance could cover a reasnoble portion if we go private ABA therapy, since our kid just turned 3 we would get him the best way of those therapy methods, is there any one went through the same situation could help us to make a decision ?we appreciate your opinions.… read more
My son is 4 and he has moderate-severe autism. There are ABA agents that do discreet trial teaching and others that do PRT or other forms of play based ABA. Every company wants to do thorough assessment, write up a report and get insurance approval before starting services so I can't just try out both and see what works the best for my son. Any suggestions deciding on which ABA agent to choose? Thank you very much!
There is a great deal of criticism out there about ABA, not just about how it's been done in the past. How do you find a therapist or program that is, well, kinder to kids, and appreciates their neurodiversity? For example, helping kids gain skills in a safe and enjoyable way and dealing with extremely problematic behaviors (no, I don't think stimming is a problem, but injuring self or others) without hours and hours of drilling, manipulation, and… read more
We moved to SW Virginia from the Northeast . In this area of the state, the public school educational system uses TEACCH as the basis of their curriculum with structured teaching to work with"the culture of autism".
We have been leery about this system and had stuck with ABA and DIR privately funded by us because in our son's prior preschool that has been working well as we went from non verbal limited interactions (graded moderate on the new proposed dsm scale) to verbal with… read more