Lily Lacsa
we are a military family, we will be moving to Bremerton, WA in May and would like no delay on our child’s therapy. we are hoping for a smooth transition. I am reaching out early to give both parties enough time to establish therapies. we are currently in receiving ABA four days a week 2 hour sessions, also 1 hour of speech and 1 hour of OT. Will not be available to contact on the phone until Friday after 1 PM. It would be best to be contacted email if needed a fast reply. thank you for your time.
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13 03, 2023

ABA Therapy Insurance Coverage by State

By |2023-03-13T11:56:35-07:00March 13, 2023|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

Applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy has grown to be seen by most industry experts as the gold standard for treating autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and addressing other behavioral issues. ABA therapists along with a wide range of advocacy groups have worked tirelessly with state and federal legislators in support of autism insurance reform.  This has helped make ABA services easily accessible to families who have children with autism spectrum disorder. [...]

4 02, 2023

Speech Therapy Exercises For Autistic Children

By |2023-02-02T09:01:12-08:00February 4, 2023|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have some degree of difficulty with speech and the use of language. The American Speech Language and Hearing Association defines a speech sound disorder as a general difficulty with perception, motor production, or phonological representation of speech sounds. Most children with ASD have some sort of speech therapist included in their support team. Improving speech and the use of language often leads to [...]

1 12, 2022

“What” Questions for Speech Therapy

By |2022-12-01T07:07:20-08:00December 1, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

Speech & Language Pathologists (SLP) play a critical role in assessing and treating individuals with speech, language, voice, and verbal fluency disorders. This includes a lot of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other conditions that cause speech and verbal processing problems. Their diagnostic and treatment process employs a wide range of different skills. This includes things like helping patients to understand and answer “Wh” questions such as Why, [...]

30 11, 2022

What is Echolalia; Repeating Words in Autism Spectrum Disorders

By |2022-11-30T15:20:57-08:00November 30, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

Echolalia is a condition where the patient exhibits echoes and repeats sounds, phrases, or sentences. This is a condition that often manifests in children with an autism spectrum disorder. It might come in the form of common phrases used by family members, or even television shows. Though they become increasingly repetitive over time. It's also worth noting that there are different forms of echolalia. How and when they occur can [...]

22 09, 2022

Types of Autism Experts & Which Ones Can Best Help Your Child

By |2022-09-22T06:29:09-07:00September 22, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex neurological condition that is often diagnosed in early childhood. There are three distinct degrees, but even the seemingly mildest of ASD symptoms still require professional intervention. This includes critical skill development in many aspects of daily life. At the same time, every person with ASD is unique with varying symptoms and severity of challenges. The complexity and varying severity of symptoms typically means [...]

27 08, 2022
  • Autism Different In Boys vs Girls

Is Autism Different In Boys vs Girls

By |2022-08-26T08:11:14-07:00August 27, 2022|Behavior Therapists|0 Comments

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) manifests as a variety of symptoms that can vary in severity from one child to the next. This often includes include difficulties with social skills and communication skills. The complications of ASD can also make it hard for children to make friendships and maintain positive relationships. It’s also worth bearing in mind that ASD can often occur with other comorbidities and conditions like ADHD, and digestive [...]

26 08, 2022
  • Behavior Chaining

Forward Chaining vs Backward Chaining. What is It & Which is Best?

By |2022-08-26T07:56:27-07:00August 26, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

Autism spectrum disorder is usually diagnosed in a child around 2 years old. This is an important point in brain development when the first signs of ASD start to manifest. Many parents notice that their child stops learning new skills, words, or behaviors. Oftentimes the child struggles to maintain the skills they have learned and might even start to show signs of regression. Many times these issues will also be [...]

19 07, 2022
  • Can ABA Therapy Cure Autism

Can ABA Therapy Cure Autism?

By |2022-07-19T14:02:57-07:00July 19, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

Despite all our medical advances, there still is no foreseeable cure for autism. Yet experts in the field have found impressive ways to help manage autism symptoms, as well as help individuals with autism spectrum disorder develop independence skills that significantly improve their overall quality of life. This is typically done through ABA therapy, which is seen as the gold standard for treating autism spectrum disorder. Its methodology tends to [...]

23 06, 2022

Autism Sensory Overload Symptoms & Management

By |2022-08-11T07:50:21-07:00June 23, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

A lot of children with autism spectrum disorder experience some degrees of sensory overload. This is when one or more of the body's senses is hyper-stimulated to a level that exceeds their coping mechanisms. While sensory overload is commonly associated with ASD it can also be applied to other conditions such as anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and even obsessive-compulsive disorder. A lot of people with autism spectrum disorder [...]

22 06, 2022

What is Sensory Processing Disorder?

By |2022-12-01T06:54:47-08:00June 22, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

Sensory processing disorder is a condition in which the individual in question doesn’t respond in a normal manner when they are exposed to certain sounds, smells, textures, or other external stimuli. This might include hypersensitivity to music or hyposensitivity to strong stimuli that should evoke a response. Also known as SPD, the Sensory Processing Disorder concept evolved out of an older concept known as “Sensory Integration Dysfunction. It is more [...]

22 06, 2022
  • Assistive Technology Device

Using AAC Devices To Enhance Communication with ABA Therapy

By |2022-06-21T07:48:17-07:00June 22, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

Tablets, smartphones, and other digital devices are everywhere. They have even become an effective tool for ABA therapists to better enhance the communication skills of patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Known in the industry as “Assistive Technology Devices” they can be used strategically in all areas of life. How To Use Assistive Technology Device for Communication? There are many helpful apps that focus on developing language. A lot of families [...]

21 06, 2022

What is Task Analysis For ABA Therapy

By |2022-06-21T07:42:12-07:00June 21, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

The American Psychiatric Foundation defines Autism Spectrum Disorder as “A complex developmental condition that involves persistent challenges in social interaction, speech and nonverbal communication, and restricted/repetitive behaviors.” Since it is a spectrum of symptoms and challenges, the effects and severity of ASD vary uniquely from one person to the next. It’s also worth noting that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that ASD is present in approximately 1 [...]

17 05, 2022

Top Career Options To Work With Autistic Children

By |2022-05-16T08:21:24-07:00May 17, 2022|Behavior Therapists|0 Comments

Do you have a passion for helping others? Has your life been touched by someone with special needs or a condition like Autism Spectrum Disorder and you want to give something back? If so, you might be wondering what are some of the top career options to work with autistic children? You might be surprised to hear that careers in this rewarding field are constantly expanding to open up new [...]

27 04, 2022
  • Study Aba Therapist

Certified Autism Specialist: What Do They Do & How To Become One?

By |2022-04-27T07:14:17-07:00April 27, 2022|Behavior Therapists|0 Comments

Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you love to work with children? Has your life been touched by someone with autism spectrum disorder, and do you want to reach out to others with ASD? These are just some of the affirmative questions that a lot of aspiring certified autism specialists ask themselves. Though you might be wondering what they are and how you can become a certified [...]

6 04, 2022

What is Graduated Exposure?

By |2022-04-01T09:20:39-07:00April 6, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

Many of the children who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder experience an array of issues that can include communication, and social skill problems, as well as behavioral issues. In some, this can lead to overstated responses to certain environments and conditions. This might manifest as a child who demonstrates aggressive behavior when they are exposed to cold or heat. One of the ways ABA therapists help autistic children with [...]

5 04, 2022

What Is Operant Conditioning

By |2022-04-01T09:16:19-07:00April 5, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

Operant conditioning was originally developed by the pioneering behaviorist psychologist B.F. Skinner. Also known as “Instrumental Conditioning” It employs associative learning principles that specifically focus on the strength of behavior as well as how it can be modified through either positive or negative. Reinforcement. In the modern landscape of psychology, operant conditioning’s principles can be applied to adults as well as children. It can even be used to train pets, [...]

1 04, 2022

Career Types In Applied Behavior Analysis

By |2022-05-12T08:11:11-07:00April 1, 2022|Behavior Therapists|0 Comments

Behavior analysis and the psychology of operant conditioning is the scientific study of behavior and learning. In the professional realm, behavior analysts study socially significant behavior as well as its relationship to the individual’s environment to better understand why people do what they do. Applied behavior analysts operate as both scientists and therapeutic practitioners. This leads to a wide variety of specialties within the applied behavioral analysis fields. Career specialties [...]

1 03, 2022
  • What Is Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Therapy for Autism?

What Is Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Therapy for Autism?

By |2022-03-01T17:16:48-08:00March 1, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

Applied behavior analysis, which is often referred to as ABA Therapy is a process that teaches skills and instills positive behavior patterns through data-driven reinforcement. When it comes to therapeutic outcomes for individuals on the Autism spectrum, ABA therapy is typically thought of as being the gold standard. ABA treatment strategies have a long reputation for success when it comes to helping individuals with autism learn behaviors, develop healthy coping [...]

1 03, 2022
  • What Is A Registered Behavior Technician

What Is A Registered Behavior Technician?

By |2023-01-02T07:47:40-08:00March 1, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

A Registered Behavior Technician is an individual who works under the close supervision of a BCBA, BCaBA, or FL-CBA to implement behavior-analytic services to patients and clients. Often referred to as an RBT, they are in high demand through the ABA therapy spectrum. First and foremost, Behavior Technicians (BT’s) are a passionate group of people who go above and beyond to help those in need with respect to behavior related [...]

1 03, 2022
  • Behavior Technician

How to Become a Registered Behavior Technician

By |2022-03-01T16:42:21-08:00March 1, 2022|Behavior Therapists|0 Comments

A career as an ABA therapist is one of the most rewarding callings a compassionate individual can aspire to. One of the best pathways for making a positive impact on the lives of others is to become a registered behavior technician. Often referred to as an RBT a registered behavior technician is essentially a paraprofessional who uses ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) treatment plans under the supervision and direction of board-certified [...]