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Benefits of Early Intervention for Children with Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects 1 in 4 children across diverse backgrounds. With signs and symptoms presenting as early as six to eight months of age, early intervention for autism can ease stress for children and parents. Applied behavior analysis, also called ABA, is an effective tool for helping parents, children, therapists, and educators assess a…

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What Is the Verbal Matrix® and How Does it Work?

Difficulties with verbal and non-verbal communication are some of the leading challenges for children with autism spectrum disorder (ADS). Communication struggles can present symptoms in children as young as six months of age when children may begin to develop language skills. These children may struggle to mirror their parents, make eye contact, or point at…