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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How to Start Talking About Racism

By: Angela Montes, MS, BCBA   Racism. Its existence makes our hearts heavy, evokes sadness, generates uncertainty, and creates fear. Starting and having a conversation about racism has always been difficult. Even though it may make us uncomfortable, it’s an important conversation to have. As parents and caregivers, you may find yourself asking: How old…

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A Letter From LEARN’s President

Over the last 10 weeks, I know that most of us have experienced some level of fear, sadness, uncertainty, and hardship as the pandemic has swept across the country and changed almost every facet of American living. For many of us, these feelings have been compounded in recent days with sorrow, anger, and confusion as…

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teleABA

teleABA offers your family an effective alternative to in-person services by providing ABA therapy via computer, tablet or smartphone. Through a secure and easy virtual meeting, your BCBA can provide direct therapy and parent consultation remotely – helping your child learn new skills, avoid regression, and continue to make great strides in their progress. Click here…

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Teaching COVID-19 Skills

As states take their first tentative steps toward reopening, we want to support families navigating new rules that may be encountered in the outside world: hand hygiene, wearing masks, and physical distancing.  You may be considering sending your child back to a center-based program soon, or thinking about what things will look like at school…

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Continuing Progress During COVID-19

By Dr. Hanna Rue and Justin Funches COVID-19 has changed the daily life of most families in the United States. Many in the autism community are now faced with challenging decisions. Families must decide how they’ll continue their child’s therapy program. Should they increase or decrease therapy hours? Consider online therapy? Or just keep things…

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Independent Play for Kids: Bathtub Fun

Being a working parent is demanding.  Being a working parent with your kids home all day is demanding squared.  Being a working parent with your kids home all day when your child does not have a lot of independent play skills is relentless!  For parents of children who require a lot of supervision, there are…

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