For many children summer vacation is a time of increasing excitement as they look forward to months of fun and relaxation.This amount of excitement and anticipation isn’t shared by all though; for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and their families, summer vacation can be a stressful and anxious time (Saludo, 2016). The good news is that those summer months can be made easier to enjoy for children with ASD and their loved ones. In order to understand how to make summer vacation the best experience possible, here we look at causes of summertime stress and what strategies are available to help prevent and alleviate it.Read More »
ABA Therapist, Registered Behavior Technician
Blake Received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Education from Beloit College. Previously, Blake worked as a Special Education Assistant and Teacher for various school districts, He also was a Camp Counselor for summer camps. Blake experience includes working with children with autism and behavioral difficulties. In his free time, Blake enjoys spending time with his friends and family, hiking with his dog and listening to live music. Blake is passionate about working with children and helping to make a difference in their lives.
Blog Articles by Blake Garcia
Finding out that your child is being bullied can feel like a heavy weight on your heart. The good news is that your child does not need to through these experiences alone, and that with the combination of your and the rest of your child's support network, they can have the love and care they need in order to stay strong despite the bullying they may face.Read More »