Individualized Education Programs (IEP)

Individualized Education Programs (IEP)

Children on the autism spectrum tend to face more challenges in a traditional classroom setting than their neurotypical peers. As a result, they typically require special support through their school and teachers. In order to receive special education services, those...
Illinois Medicaid and ABA Therapy

Illinois Medicaid and ABA Therapy

Illinois Medicaid Coverage for ABA Therapy Medicaid has historically not covered ABA therapy in Illinois. As of May 2022, Medicaid will cover ABA therapy in our state. However, as this is new legislation, many ABA providers, including The Place for Children with...
Learning to Code for Children with Autism

Learning to Code for Children with Autism

One of the beauties of education is its continued evolution. What we teach our child must adapt to the skills required to become an independent member of society. A new focus on computer science skills and coding has taken the center stage for many children in...
Autism and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Autism and the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has impacted every facet of our lives and it’s clear the effects are here to stay. What does this mean for the world of autism, and the future of autism research, services, and support? In this post, we look at the coronavirus pandemic’s implications for the...