Autism, “Stimming,” and Repetitive Behavior

Autism, “Stimming,” and Repetitive Behavior

Autism is widely known for a handful of common symptoms. Depending on the severity of the individual’s symptoms they can display some physical manifestations as well. Those physical and more visual symptoms are called repetitive behaviors. Autism research has long...
Autism and Temper

Autism and Temper

Temperament and by extension, temper, is a complex thing to understand. There’s a lot to consider when taking stock of somebody’s temperament and how they might lose or maintain their temper. Besides the external environmental factors, people’s temperament is often...
How does Autism Affect Adults?

How does Autism Affect Adults?

As an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy provider for children on the autism spectrum, we often tend to focus on autism in children. However, autism is a lifelong experience that can affect adults in a variety of ways. If you’re a parent of a child on the...
Autism and Regression

Autism and Regression

Regression can be a scary word to hear. It invokes feelings of negativity and failure, but what does it really mean, from a behavioral standpoint, and how does it relate to Autism? In this post, we’ll discuss what regression is and its relation to children on the...