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NEW YORK, N.Y. (June 21, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today released An Introduction to Behavioral Health Treatments, Applied Behavior Analysis and Toilet Training parent’s guides.
Behavioral challenges are a common problem for children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Many children with ASD have challenges managing certain behaviors such as aggression or not following directions in addition to experiencing limitations in communication or social skills.
Each child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is different. But children with ASD have some common problems that can make toileting training hard for them. Knowing about these problems can help you come up with different ways to meet your child’s needs.
This tool kit is an informational guide to Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). It is designed to provide you with a better understanding of ABA, how your child can benefit, and where/how you can seek ABA services. ABA is a set of principles that form the basis for many behavioral treatments. ABA is based on the science of learning and behavior.
Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN) is pleased to announce the publication of three new tool kits for parents, available for free download on our website. They are:
This Thursday, June 7, Autism Speaks Head of Medical Research Joe Horrigan, M.D., will host Autism Speaks monthly "The Doctors Are In" webchat at 3 pm ET/noon PT. Dr. Horrigan, a clinical child and adolescent psychiatrist, will be joined by guest hosts Dan Coury, M.D., medical director of Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN), and ATN Program Director Nancy Jones, Ph.D.