Blog Articles Tagged "Autism Spectrum Disorders"

4 Travel Tips for Supporting a Child with Special Needs

November 19th, 2018 | North Shore Center, Madison Center

For a child with special needs, travel can feel overwhelming. Here's how to plan a successful trip for all. 

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5 Tips for Surviving the Holiday Season

November 14th, 2018 | North Shore Center, Madison Center

The holidays can bring joy and they can bring stress. We're sharing 5 strategies to support your child with special needs and help you breath a little easier this holiday season. 

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Tips for Supporting Your Child with Autism During Halloween

October 27th, 2018 | North Shore Center, Madison Center

Halloween is a holiday full of fun and spooky surprises, but those surprises can be genuinely scary for many children with autism spectrum disorders and related disabilities. However, with some planning and outside resources, Halloween is back on for children on the spectrum and better than ever with increased skill building, safety, and fun.

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Why Does My Child Do That? The 4 Functions of Behavior

October 19th, 2018 | North Shore Center, Madison Center

You might catch yourself asking “why is my child doing this?” when he or she begins displaying a new behavior.  While it seems like it could be a ton of different things, there are really only four (yes, four!) main possibilities as to why they are displaying this behavior: attention, escape, access, and automatic.

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Fun Fall Sensory Activities

September 21st, 2018 | North Shore Center, Madison Center

Fun and easy ideas to build in sensory play with your kids this fall!

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Tips for Toilet Training Success!

September 6th, 2018 | North Shore Center, Madison Center

Once you've identified that your child is ready to toilet train, how can you ensure the training process is positive, fun and successful? Here we provide 4 helpful tips to set your child up for success!

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Toys and Activities to Promote Language Development

August 17th, 2018 | North Shore Center, Madison Center

Interested in finding free and easy ways to promote your child's language development? Here we share 3 activities that you can do to support your child's language.

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Back to School!

August 10th, 2018 | North Shore Center, Madison Center

It's back to school time! How can you help prepare your child for a successful start to a new school year?

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How to Play the Traditional Hanukkah Game Dreidel

December 18th, 2017 | North Shore Pediatric, North Shore Teen & Young Adult, Play Pals North Shore, Madison Pediatric, Play Pals Madison

A task analysis is a method of teaching that breaks down the instructional steps of an activity. It is a succesful method for teaching children on the autism spectrum. 

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ABA FAQ’s

September 8th, 2017 | North Shore Pediatric, North Shore Teen & Young Adult, Play Pals North Shore

FAQs for you to ask potential ABA providers.

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