Make Holiday Baking with Your Child a Success

The changing of routine, new decorations in the home, the influx of visitors, whether in-person or online—all of this makes the holidays a particularly challenging time for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Add COVID-19 to the mix, and the complexity rises, with families everywhere navigating how to celebrate the holidays with new restrictions in…

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Holiday Gifts to Make with Your Child

The coronavirus pandemic influences our daily activities and life in a profound way. With the holidays upon us, many families want to create new ways to celebrate the season and honor family traditions. Involving your children in different activities can be a great way to create fun and engaging experiences, while fostering your child’s development…

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Immediate Needs

Anne Arundel County   BZAA—18 year old male needs an instructor Monday through Friday 9:00am-2:00pm in Pasadena DBAA—18 year old male needs an instructor every other Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm in Pasadena. Baltimore County AWBA—19 year old female needs an instructor Monday, Wednesday and Friday 4:00pm-6:00pm (flexible) in Pikesville GLBA—13 year old male needs an…

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Navigating Halloween 2020 for Kids with Special Needs

Halloween can require some extra planning and precautions when celebrating with children who have autism. UAB Medicine published an article stating that recent studies have suggested at least one in 20 children is affected by a sensory processing disorder, and these symptoms can become more pronounced at Halloween. The costumes, extra sugar, noises and disruption…

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Immediate Needs

Anne Arundel County   DBAA—18 year old male needs an instructor Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm in Pasadena. GDAA—13 year old male needs an instructor Monday through Friday 4:00pm-8:00pm and Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm in Baltimore City ECBC–12 year old male needs an instructor Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:00pm-7:00pm, Thursday and Friday 6:00pm-9:00pm and a flexible four hour…

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Challenges of Transitioning to School in the Fall

This upcoming fall will be like no other for America’s children. As schools struggle to decide how to re-open safely, upheaval in classroom routines will affect every child, and most notably children with disabilities. Even at schools that return to full in-class education, for most, the new landscape will include distancing measures including; masks, constant…

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Time Outside

It’s July, and we have all spent more than our fair share of time inside over the past four months. In this time of cautious re-opening and nicer weather everywhere, we are all enjoying the outdoors and appreciating it more than usual. By following the CDC guidelines to stay socially distant from others, wear masks…

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Keep Your Child with Autism Engaged This Summer

Parents of special needs children worldwide are struggling with the prospect of engaging the minds and bodies of their children through the ongoing summer of Covid-19. For children with autism, routines and predictability are critical, threatened by the inexplicable disruption of closed schools and camps, and curtailed social outlets. Although some families are utilizing in-person…

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LEARN Behavioral announces Telehealth ABA services now available in D.C., Maryland and Virginia through Trellis and SPARKS.

Children diagnosed with ASD may continue to receive critical ABA therapy remotely during COVID-19 pandemic. Washington, DC; LANDOVER, SPARKS, PERRY HALL & COLUMBIA, MD; Springfield VA… LEARN Behavioral, the leading network of providers serving children with autism and other special needs, announces the availability of telehealth Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to children diagnosed with…

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