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Tips for Working with Children who Have Autism

Experienced Registered Behavior Technicians were asked to share their top tips for interacting with children who have autism.  These tips are derived from the science of Applied Behavior [...]

Depression During Pregnancy and After Birth

“Depression is a serious mental illness that causes distressing symptoms and impacts both physical and mental health. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, “about 6% of women, [...]

Congenital Heart Defects

It’s very important for future parents to take care of their health before considering getting pregnant as it can affect their baby’s health. According to studies by the American Academy of [...]

Supporting Children Who Have Experienced Trauma

In order to begin the healing process of a child who has experienced trauma, parents and caregivers need to know and comprehend its effects. “Trauma changes the way children understand their [...]

The Effects of Trauma on Childhood Development

During childhood children experience different circumstances, some of those experiences can be upsetting, but not necessarily traumatic. Other experiences can be very traumatic and will require [...]

Tips for helping a child with Autism have a Happy Holiday Season

Tips for helping a child with Autism have a Happy Holiday Season The Holidays can be stressful for everyone, including children. Meeting new people or new places and changes in the usual routine [...]

Aprendamos CEO Appointed to ZERO TO THREE Board of Directors

ZERO TO THREE Announces the Appointment of New Board President and Five New Board Members WASHINGTON, D.C – ZERO TO THREE, the leading nonprofit dedicated to ensuring babies and toddlers [...]

Tips for an Autism Friendly Thanksgiving

1. Be sure your child has a safe calm place Be sure that whether you are traveling or have guests that your child has a safe and calm place they can go to and tune out sights, sounds and smells. [...]

The Importance of Autism Screenings and Evaluations

An early diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) requires collaboration between parents and pediatricians. Parents should feel comfortable sharing any concerns about your child’s behaviors or [...]

Children and Trauma

According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, each year more than 10 million children in the United States endure the trauma of abuse, violence, natural disasters, and other adverse [...]

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