Homework and Task Strategies

Having a child sit down and focus on homework after a long day at school can be an uphill battle. Kids with autism often have more problems at homework time than their peers. Please, have no fear. Cayer Behavioral Group is here to help you and…

How to Handle Bullying as a Parent

          A parent hearing their child  has been bullied is often the beginning of an all too common nightmare. Pair this with the unending uncertainty associated with their child being on the spectrum the double whammy is nothing short…

Managing Bedtimes and New Routines

Bedtime. For some parents, it’s a seemingly harmless word that nevertheless can strike fear into hearts. Some children seem to gain a special kind of hyper and defiant energy when told to prepare for bed. As the first day of school approaches,…

Tips for Meeting New Teachers

          A strong parent-teacher relationship is always important. When you have a child with Autism, it is essential. Consistent parent-teacher communication can make a tremendous difference in your child’s learning and progress. As…

Supplies to Buy on Tax Free Weekend

          This weekend, August 4th-6th, 2017, is Florida’s Annual Tax Free Weekend! Knowing what to buy for your child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may sometimes be a tall order! Cayer Behavioral Group is here to keep…

Splash Pals Adapted Aquatics: Fun for the End of the Summer!

Families, come dive into “Splash Pals” with us here at Cayer Behavioral Group!       Summer may be coming to an end, but there is still plenty of time to have some fun in the sun! Splash Pals Adapted Aquatics allows kids with physical…

8 Questions to Ask When Searching for After-School Care for Your Child with Autism

Guest Blog By Jessica Duncan, Fun4TallyKids.com After-School Care should be something to look forward to for every child and parent, but if your child has Autism / Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), sometimes finding the best fit can be difficult.…
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Hot Cars & Kids in the Summer

It only takes 15 minutes for a child in a hot car to sustain a heat stroke or other complications. The law dictates that leaving children under the age of six in cars that are not running is a second-degree misdemeanor. If the car is running,…
kids playing in big floaties in a pool

Pool Time Summer Safety Tips

In Florida, a giant alligator is generally a frightening occurrence - unless it’s a giant pool float and can be used for splashing, riding, and laughing!   As Tallahassee days reach their humid summer peak, aquatic activities…