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Parent Training – Group

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Our parent training groups focus on enhancing skills and techniques that can improve communication and cooperative behavior in individuals with autism and similar disorders. These trainings also provide valuable information, tips and techniques that can help parents better navigate the challenges that come with being a parent of a child with special needs. Offered in one of our behavioral health treatment centers, this training provides an opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn and practice effective methods that can be used at home. Bringing parents together in a group setting creates a support system and can help parents connect with others facing similar challenges.

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Funds for Services for Individuals with Autism are at Risk

June 05, 2020 | Kate Sheldon-Princi, M.Ed., BCBA

California will see budget deficits as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Spending cuts may impact the availability of services for autism that are provided through local regional centers. The federal government is considering additional funding to help. Let your local member of congress know this funding is important to you.

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Respite Care for Kids or Adults with Autism During COVID-19

May 28, 2020 | Karina Chavira, BS and Diana Ferrassoli, AA

Keeping everything at home running smoothly during COVID-19 can be challenging, especially for parents of kids or adults with autism or other developmental disabilities. But with respite care, helping hands are ready and safety measures are in place to help parents get the temporary assistance they need.

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Success with Distance Learning for Kids with Autism

May 13, 2020 | Susan Rischall Heytow, M.Ed., BCBA

Managing distance learning for kids with autism can be challenging. But with focus and consistency, parents can turn distance learning into a positive experience for everyone. Dealing with the initial confusion, establishing a schedule, and reaching out for professional assistance are a few strategies that can help.

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