365 Days of Autism

365 Days of Autism Awareness

As the month of April begins to wind down, we would like to take a minute to say “thanks!” for another successful Autism Awareness Month! This year our staff has truly enjoyed getting out into the community to spread awareness and make…
Tracking Devices for Children with ASD

Tracking Devices for Children with ASD

I think we can all relate to the heart-stopping feeling you experience when “BREAKING NEWS” blares from the TV to announce, yet again…another school shooting. Distasteful, but a reality in 2018. Considering our feeds are packed with…
Autism in Action Code Blue

Autism in Action | School Safety 101: Code Blue

 Introducing our new weekly video series, Autism in Action! Autism in Action will serve to highlight information we find week to week that is prevalent and significant for our families, as well as the Autism community. In this week's episode,…
Child dressed as doctor

Identifying Cold and Flu Symptoms in Non-Verbal Children with ASD

Keep your disinfectant close, and your tissues closer, because cold and flu season is due to stick around until May 2018, #boo! While the flu is miserable for everyone, it has proven to be worse for those on the spectrum. According to the…
Mother and child looking into distance

School Safety 101! A Starting Point for Children with Special Needs

Just seven weeks into 2018, there have been eight shootings at US schools that have resulted in injury or death. In light of the unthinkable tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Cayer Behavioral Group would like to take a moment…
Heart Candy

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…
Child playing on iPad

Autism and Technology with Guest Bryan Gibson, Owner and Principal Consultant from i2xsolutions.

Who hasn’t had concerns about the children we love and today’s technology? Technology is a major part of our children’s socialization, education and realization of what we call life.  Whether we like it or not, technology is here to…
Black History Month

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…
Black History Month

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,…