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By Nathan Franklin Managing Behavioral Treatment Technician, WEAP, Milwaukee As our country starts the process of distributing vaccines for COVID-19 […]
Perspectives: Why Access to ABA Is a Matter of Social Justice
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For many of us, the past year didn’t allow for much planning ahead. Most, if not all, of us, had […]
Plan 2021 with Intention and a Positive Mindset
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The changing of routine, new decorations in the home, the influx of visitors, whether in-person or online—all of this makes […]
Make Holiday Baking with Your Child a Success
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The coronavirus pandemic influences our daily activities and life in a profound way. With the holidays upon us, many families […]
Holiday Gifts to Make with Your Child
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Halloween can require some extra planning and precautions when celebrating with children who have autism. UAB Medicine published an article […]
Navigating Halloween 2020 for Kids with Special Needs
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This upcoming fall will be like no other for America’s children. As schools struggle to decide how to re-open safely, […]
Challenges of Transitioning to School in the Fall
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t’s July, and we have all spent more than our fair share of time inside over the past four months. […]
Time Outside
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Parents of special needs children worldwide are struggling with the prospect of engaging the minds and bodies of their children […]
Keep Your Child with Autism Engaged This Summer
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By: Angela Montes, MS, BCBA   Racism. Its existence makes our hearts heavy, evokes sadness, generates uncertainty, and creates fear. […]
How to Start Talking About Racism
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Now that things are beginning to open back up in some communities, we may start to turn our thoughts to […]
Preparing to Use Respite Workers and Babysitters
Over the last 10 weeks, I know that most of us have experienced some level of fear, sadness, uncertainty, and […]
A Letter From LEARN’s President
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As some states cautiously move into the initial phases of re-opening, there may be more places to go within your […]
Keeping Kids Connected to Loved Ones Via Zoom and FaceTime
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This was a text from one of my mom-friends in the early days of our stay-at-home order.  It took me […]
To All the Other Parents of Children With Special Needs: I Feel You
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As states take their first tentative steps toward reopening, we want to support families navigating new rules that may be […]
Teaching COVID-19 Skills
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By Dr. Hanna Rue and Justin Funches COVID-19 has changed the daily life of most families in the United States. […]
Continuing Progress During COVID-19
Being a working parent is demanding.  Being a working parent with your kids home all day is demanding squared.  Being […]
Independent Play for Kids: Bathtub Fun
By Ronit Molko, PhD, BCBA-D The Covid-19 response requiring nationwide social distancing and sheltering in place has curtailed or eliminated […]
Maintaining Skills For Children with Autism During COVID-19
By Rebecca Mandal-Blasio, PhD, BCBA-D It is Thursday morning and I just received the 4th frantic phone call from a family […]
Crisis Support for Families
By Katherine Johnson, BCBA Until recently, my weekdays had a different form of routine to them.  Each morning my family […]
Regulating Your Emotions During COVID-19
By Katherine Johnson, BCBA With the ongoing concerns regarding coronavirus (Covid-19) and recommendations for social distancing, ABA providers are quickly […]
Using Telehealth for ABA Services – What Should I Expect?
By: Ronit Molko, Ph.D., BCBA-D and Sally Burke, M.S. Ed., BCBA The sudden disruption in routine due to COVID-19 is […]
Helpful Tips for Your Child’s Routine Change
LEARN is a family-focused company, and the health and safety of your family and our team members has always been […]
Your Safety is Our Top Priority – Coronavirus (COVID:19) Update
Welcome to our All Autism News series! Whether you’re a parent, advocate, professional in the field or individual with autism, All […]
February Digest
Many people think of speech-language pathologists (Speech Therapists or SLPs)as professionals that work with people to improve their speech (also […]
How can Parents Embed Language?
Welcome to our All Autism News series! Whether you’re a parent, advocate, professional in the field or individual with autism, All […]
January Digest
Autism is a diagnosis that can be emotional for parents and families to accept. In our case, the diagnosis needed […]
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Welcome to our All Autism News series! Whether you’re a parent, advocate, professional in the field or individual with autism, All […]
December Digest