Choosing the right provider can be an emotive process. Here are some important questions to ask when deciding who is best suited to work with your child and your family.
Ironing out three more commonly heard misconceptions
Find out the truths and the myths about ABA
Two myth busters - an explanation of two misconceptions we often hear
An easy to read introduction to ABA and how it works
Some food for thought - what is fun for one person isn’t necessarily fun for another person
This short blog aims to describe exactly what you would see if you saw an ABA session in progress.
An outline of the difference between reinforcement (an ABA technique) and bribery (which is not an ABA technique)
What to look out for when looking for a good ABA programme
The results of the raffle at the Spring Fair
Around 1% of the population has autism, but what does that mean for them?
A brief overview of how we run food programmes here in the centre
There are ways you can help your child to find fun in playing with others
Our short review of Proloquo2Go, a voice output communication app
Drop in afternoons on Thursdays. Let us know you are coming and we will put the kettle on!
This blog outlines some ideas of how to make brushing teeth less challenging
It is important for children to have choices in an adult led world
Answers to some frquently asked questions about behaviour support plans
Why should I choose ABA? A brief answer.
A brief outline on why it is important to say "no" sometimes, and even more important to mean it.
Some tips on how to support your child to wear a variety of clothes
Some tips on how to prepare for the first trip to the dentist
An explanation of why we teach specific requests rather than "more" or "again"
Sometimes children have to do things they'd rather not... tidy up, go shopping, eat dinner etc. This blog provides tips on how to help when your child refuses to leave their favourite toy or activity.
Things don't always go our way and that is a fact of life. However, having the flexibility of thought to understand and accept this is particularly difficult for a child with autism but these strategies can help...
A communication workshop coming up later this month
Some tips on how to encourage your child and their siblings to play together
Some tips on how to help your child become more independent when getting dressed
Tips on starting toilet training, and knowing when your child needs to go to the toilet, before it's too late!
Some tips on how to teach your child to wash their hands independently