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Adam is an independent adult with autism.  He travels all over the country visiting his mom with the income he makes at his job.

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Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, It’s Off to Camp We Go!

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Preparing your child for camp can be daunting and nerve-wracking, but we have found some steps that will ease your mind and your child’s. Share pictures of the camp and activities with your camper: Because pictures speak a thousand words to our kids, use them to show your camper exactly what the camp looks like,…

How Behavior Can Go the Way of the Dinosaurs

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018

Extinction is what happened to the dinosaurs, the saber-toothed tiger, and the dodo bird. But did you know behavior can undergo extinction as well? Don’t worry, behavioral extinction does not involve a massive comet colliding with the Earth. Behavior is said to undergo extinction when it simply no longer produces the reinforcement it once did….

5 Tips for Finding Activities for Your Child

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018

When my son with autism was in elementary school, I remember wanting to get him involved in “programs” and “activities” but not really knowing what was appropriate or how to proceed. I recall contacting tons of people and agencies and asking for “THE” programs and activities specific for a child with autism. Frequently when the…