If your child or loved one on the spectrum shows an interest in sports, it’s natural to ask: what is the best sport for autism? At ABA Centers of Florida, we’re here to provide guidance. We present a guide to the top 10 best sports practices for children with autism. Not only do these sports address the challenges associated with autism, but they also encourage the development of essential skills and provide fun times.
So, how do I make St. Patrick’s Day memorable for kids with autism? By adapting activities, parents and caregivers can create an autism-friendly St. Patrick’s Day experience for children with autism. In this blog post by ABA Centers of Florida, we’ll delve into nine entertaining at-home activities for your neurodiverse kiddos to enjoy around St. Patrick’s Day.
In recent years, the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has seemingly risen dramatically, sparking debates on whether this surge is due to a genuine uptick in cases or reflects overdiagnosis in the context of ASD. Some parents with a child who they suspect may be on the spectrum or whose child has an existing
At ABA Centers of Florida, we work to improve the quality of life for neurodiverse families in the Sunshine State. For this reason, we’ve compiled a list of seven valuable strategies to help parents of children with autism manage their roles as parents and professionals. From tips on schedule organization to knowing when to ask for help, we hope these suggestions will make a difference in the invaluable daily work of parents and caregivers.
Join ABA Centers of Florida at the Panthers game on April 11, 2024, for Autism Awareness Night as the Panthers compete against the Columbus Blue Jackets. ABA Centers of Florida scored a “power play” by bringing a sensory room for kids with autism to Florida Panthers games at Amerant Bank Arena. Setting the stage for
Can someone with autism develop dementia? Although it’s a fact that everyone experiences cognitive decline as we age, not all will develop dementia. However, there is a greater risk for those on the spectrum. In this blog by ABA Centers of Florida, our goal is to delve into critical issues such as dementia in adults with autism. We intend to explore the various types of dementia and examine its correlation with autism. We aim to implement preventative measures to help maintain cognitive health.
Parents and caregivers of neurodiverse children may have noticed that their kids struggle to understand and express their emotions. Alexithymia can have a significant impact on their daily functioning and create frustration for caregivers who seek to provide support without knowing how to do so. If you’ve been wondering, “Is alexithymia linked to autism?” this blog by ABA Centers of Florida will further explore what this condition entails, why it is more prevalent in people with autism, and how parents and caregivers can offer practical support to their loved ones dealing with alexithymia and autism.
While the internet can provide opportunities for learning and communication, it also has the potential to be overwhelming, confusing, and even dangerous for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). From cyberbullying to online predators, some potential risks come alongside allowing your child or teen with ASD access to the internet. Furthermore, some individuals with ASD
Discover the benefits of incorporating a sensory diet into your child’s routine and gain access to a variety of activities designed to improve sensory-motor needs.
Learn about the four critical connections between monotropism and autism to gain a better understanding of neurodiversity in this informative blog post by ABA Centers of Florida.