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What is the difference in occupational therapy and ABA therapy?

What is the difference in occupational therapy and ABA therapy?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

ABA has also helped me with the correct wording and lingo to guide my son. I attended every session...I encourage you to do the same. I learned so much… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Occupational Therapy in Jonesboro GA

Occupational Therapy in Jonesboro GA

Does anybody know a place that offers Occupational Therapy that accepts the Health insurance Medicaid in the area Jonesboro Georgia for a 4 year old High Functioning Autistic Child. I called many places and it seems that nobody takes medicaid.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Thank you Me2 :)

posted almost 7 years ago

Aba Therapy

Aba Therapy

I have my son in speech and occupational therapy. How does Aba therapy help a child with autism oppose to the current therapy I have him in?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

ABA is one on one daily life skills and acedemic skill training to reroute common behaviors that influence these skills. It helps parents and children… read more

posted about 4 years ago

How can I get help with occupational therapy for my son?

How can I get help with occupational therapy for my son?

My son is 12 and we have been waiting for services for occupational therapy but they keep telling us that he is on the waiting list. He gets speech therapy from school but I don't think they are doing a good job. Do anyone have any suggestions?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

@A MyAutismTeam Member You can get some private ones. Is he a moderate to high functioning autistic student? I can do more of the mental health/wellness… read more

posted almost 6 years ago

Homeschool parents?

Homeschool parents?

How do you plan a homeschool program that involves physio, occupational therapy, and speech?? as well as socialisation.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Your child should be covered for any therapies through your local school district even if you homeschool! They will try to keep from doing it but you… read more

posted over 6 years ago

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

I’m interested in finding an OT who evaluates primitive reflexes. I live in San Luis Obispo, CA.
Any recs?

How many hours of ABA therapy should be recommened for mild autism?

How many hours of ABA therapy should be recommened for mild autism?

Hello everyone, i am in this group. My 19 month old son was diagnosed with mild autism last week. The psychologist recommended ABA therapy. He is already getting speech and occupational therapy twice a week for half n hour each session. I am not sure how many hours of ABA therapy would be good for him. I live in new york. His speech and occupational therapist are telling me to start with 10 hrs per week but i am thinking of 20 hr per week. Is 20… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Oh thank you. So that's play with the toys he likes at home with a view to picking up some skills. Sounds good. Our problem is our child is defiant he… read more

posted about 2 years ago