Entries by Krista Cayer

Communicating Love on the Spectrum

“Love is expressed in many ways, and as nice as the words are to hear, they are unnecessary to express true love.” –Lauren Casper It’s no secret people with autism communicate differently than those who are neurotypical. Sometimes it’s difficult to remember this applies to their love language too. Though we may want to hug, […]

Happy Black History Month!

Acclaimed African-American poet, storyteller, and civil rights activist, Maya Angelou, once said, “It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” Every February we reflect on the many notable contributions and achievements of African-Americans throughout our nation’s history. Today, Cayer Behavioral Group would like […]

Assistance Dogs for Autism

When you think of a service dog, you’re probably not imagining one trotting alongside a person with autism… However, thanks to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), service dogs are no longer limited to just the blind! Service dogs, along with therapy dogs and even companion dogs, can all provide emotional, social and physical support […]

Setting Healthy Goals for Your Family in 2018

Congratulations, you made it through 2017 and into the new year! As we kick off 2018 and clink our glasses to new beginnings, we start to consider our New Year’s resolutions—the changes we’d like to make to our routines, and things we hope to accomplish in 2018. As a parent of a child with autism, […]

Signs that your child may have Autism

Signs That Your Child Might Have Autism 1 out of every 68 children is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the US. How do you know if you should seek out a diagnosis or additional help?   Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) “is a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech […]