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Helping People with ASD: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

What is ABA? ABA, or Applied Behavior Analysis, is the most effective therapeutic intervention for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It is successful with both children and adults. The focus of ABA intervention is to improve a person’s quality of life by teaching skills necessary for day-to-day functioning, and to decrease behaviors that may […]

Activities For a Child with Autism

For a parent of a child with Autism, fun and playtime can be stressful to consider; it may be difficult to think of activities to keep a child with Autism engaged in a fun and safe way. Crafts, songs and games will help with fine motor movements and can help the child stay focused, associate […]

Autism and a Degree- A Success Story

College is a dream many have, but some feel it may be out of reach because of a variety of disadvantages. This is the story of Oscar Diaz and his pursuit of his college dreams: ​Oscar diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the age of 4. He started elementary school in a normal kindergarten class but soon was relocated to a class that […]

The Importance of an Early Diagnosis for Children with Autism

A child’s first steps are both the scariest and the most significant. Overcoming that first fear sets the foundation to conquering future obstacles. From there, kids learn to run, ride a bike, and play soccer. Along with a child’s first steps they also discover a crowd of support as their parents cheer them on to […]

ABA and Early Intervention – A Success Story

When Peter first became a client with Cayer Behavioral Group, he was three years old, made minimal eye contact, spoke only a few words, and could not sit in one spot for more than a couple of seconds. Peter would engage in self-injuring behavior, in the form of pinching or grabbing his face, arms, and […]