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July 25, 2019
Safety First: A Parents Guide on Planning Your Child’s Safety Skills
Safety First: A Parents Guide on Planning for Your Child’s Safety Skills Safety of your child is every parent’s first […]Read More...
May 31, 2019
Planning For Your Child To Transition Into School
Most parents feel a certain sense of wonder and trepidation when their child reaches the age when they begin school. […]Read More...
April 25, 2019
Nonverbal Communication Speaks Volumes
A smile. A laugh. A tear. A hit. A bite. A point. A hug. Despite no words being spoken, communication […]Read More...
March 20, 2019
Teaching a child to live and function independently in society – this is a common goal for parents and professionals […]Read More...
February 22, 2019
Diploma or Certificate?
Diploma or Certificate? This question seems to be a hot button issue and bring up a lot of feelings. Is […]Read More...
March 30, 2018
The Marriage of Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis
Prior to working as a special educator at The Shafer Center, the term BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) was foreign […]Read More...
January 30, 2018
A Positive Experience with ‘Wings for Autism’
As we are experiencing bitter cold temperatures and numerous snow days this winter, I find myself counting down the days […]Read More...
December 30, 2017
Talking to Siblings About Autism
Autism. A word that comes with many questions, concerns, doubts, fears of the unknown and the future. To parents with […]Read More...
November 30, 2017
Extracurricular Activities for Children with Autism
It is hard to find extracurricular activities that our kids are interested in, and that understand our kids. With Autism […]Read More...
October 26, 2017
Trick-or-Treat: Teaching Our Kiddos about Halloween
Halloween is really fun holiday that many children look forward to all year long. However, there can be a number […]Read More...