ABA

ABA And Licensing: Why It Matters For Your Insurance

The implementation of autism insurance laws has been frustrated at times by demands that practitioners of applied behavior analysis (ABA) gain a state license before their services can qualify for reimbursement -- even in states that... More...

The Gift of Speech for Christmas

This guest blog post is by Allison Duhon Hill, a mother who is currently getting her Master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

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Does TRICARE Care?

Terri Barnes, a military wife and mom of three children, contributes a weekly blog to Stars  & Stripes entitled "Spouse Calls." This week she weighs in on the confusion military... More...

From Adversity to Advocacy to Change

This post appears in this month's issue of Exceptional Parent Magazine and highlights the work of military spouses Karen Driscoll (Marines), Rachel Kenyon (pictured below, Connecticut Army Nati... More...

Discrete Trial Training

 

What is Discrete Trial Training? Is it the same approach as ABA?

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ESDM Early Intervention

How can I find a qualified ESDM therapist, and how can I, as a parent, get trained?

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The Affordable Care Act: An Autism Update

by Stuart Spielman, Senior Policy Counsel and Advisor

As national health care moves closer to its 2014 launch date, Autism Speaks grows increasingly concerned that the federal government will not require universal coverage for auti... More...

A Grateful Nation

by Blair Hughes and Karen Driscoll. Hughes is the wife and full-time caregiver of a Wounded Warrior and mother to three children, one with autism; she serves as a Caregiver Fellow with The Elizabeth Dole Foundation.... More...

ABA Coverage: The Tide Is Turning

The tide continues to turn in favor of wider coverage for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). In Capitol Hill testimony last week, the 60,000-member American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) publicly endorsed the use of ABA treatments “when determin... More...

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