Northbrook Teen & Young Adult Blog
By Ewelina on April 14th, 2017
Everyone engages in attention seeking behaviors. Yet, some are more appropriate than others.
By Beth on December 19th, 2016
The principles presented by Natural Environment Teaching can be applied in your home to encourage your child’s increased requesting for items and activities in your home. Two of the main strategies for natural environment teaching are capturing and contriving opportunities for your child to make requests.
By Jenna on November 4th, 2016
Pokemon Go is the latest hot game to hit the market and it’s a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. Does your child love to play? If so, did you know you can use it to help strengthen your child’s social skills? Here’s how
By Chris on September 8th, 2016
There are 5 main components that make a given activity “play”. Play must be intrinsically motivated, freely chosen, pleasurable, nonliteral, and actively engaging.
By Stephanie on May 16th, 2016
Helping friends and family understand your child autism diagnosis: How to get them to become supportive allies.