Most parents are familiar with using reinforcers, giving children positive feedback, and having a reward system in place to encourage appropriate behavior. Some children will not complete a 10-piece puzzle unless they are rewarded with verbal reinforcement, such as “Good job! Way to go!” As children...

From information gathered from interviews and surveys, many parents expressed that hygiene issues are one of their biggest concerns. Children with autism sometimes experience a breakdown in understanding the importance of cleanliness. They do not automatically understand that if they don’t shower, germs may make...

In honor of back-to-school, here are a few tips to get your child on the right track this school year. Going back to school can be overwhelming for both you and your child. These reminders will help everyone stay calm, cool, collected, and focused on a successful school year. 1. Every...