Seamless Transitioning from a Residential Facility to Home
Sometimes, individuals with autism are placed in a residential facility, whether it be for safety, a placement that better meets the child’s needs, or other reasons. Depending on the type of residential facility, treatment may take place anywhere from a few days to one year, at which point the client is discharged to home (or… Continue reading Seamless Transitioning from a Residential Facility to Home
The Importance of Consistent ABA Services
Whether you’re new to applied behavior analysis (ABA) services or you’re thinking of acquiring services for the first time, you’ve likely heard the words “autism” and “consistency” used often in the same thought or sentence. It’s science-backed—according to studies, children with an autism diagnosis sleep better, and for lack of better terminology—behave better when there… Continue reading The Importance of Consistent ABA Services
How to Have a Smooth Transition Between Home and Residential Programs
Every young child with autism will become an adolescent with autism and an adult with autism. As your child ages, you are likely thinking about what the future holds and what potential outcomes there are for your child. As autism is a spectrum, some young adults may be self-sufficient enough to live independently, while others… Continue reading How to Have a Smooth Transition Between Home and Residential Programs
The Importance of Understanding Cultural Differences in ABA Treatment
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), autism occurs equally in all ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic groups. While some risk factors have been outlined for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the exact cause is unknown. This information is provided by the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network, which is a part of the CDC.… Continue reading The Importance of Understanding Cultural Differences in ABA Treatment
Why Is ABA a Great Career?
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in America has increased by 178 percent since the year 2000. 1 in 44 children is diagnosed with ASD. The tremendous increase in autism spectrum disorder for all age groups has forced a need for treatment for those individuals. Because… Continue reading Why Is ABA a Great Career?
What Is ABA Therapy?
Acclaim Autism developed a mini-documentary. Listen to the experiences of some of the families we serve. Parents tell their stories about their kids getting diagnosed, how they learned about ABA therapy, what they experienced throughout the journey, and how it helped. If you’re early on in this journey, start by watching this video. Information About… Continue reading What Is ABA Therapy?
How Many ABA Hours Does My Child Need?
If your child has recently received a diagnosis of autism, you may be getting recommendations from your pediatrician, evaluator(s), and even friends and family on what the next steps are to help your child thrive. Many therapies don’t require a significant time investment; for example, if you pursue outside occupational therapy (OT), physical therapy (PT),… Continue reading How Many ABA Hours Does My Child Need?
You may feel a bit overwhelmed if your child recently received an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis. A myriad of feelings come when you receive this type of news, such as denial, grief, anger—these are completely normal. Along with this is an instinct of immediately wanting to do what’s best for your child, but knowing… Continue reading Autism Resources
Acclaim Autism Announces Annual Salary Increases In-Line with Inflation
The move is meant to demonstrate commitment to employees and families during these tumultuous financial times. Greater Philadelphia, PA – Acclaim Autism is pleased to announce it is providing its staff with annual salary increases that are in-line with inflation. Acclaim Autism is a Philadelphia-based leading provider of home, school and community-based ABA applied behavioral analysis. … Continue reading Acclaim Autism Announces Annual Salary Increases In-Line with Inflation
Acclaim Autism: Starting Our New and Exciting Chapter
We’re excited to begin our new chapter as Acclaim Autism. While we have served the autism community as Aspire Autism, we have aimed to be an organization that puts our client-families and employees first. Instead of aspiring to be the provider of choice for families of children with autism, we can acclaim we are doing… Continue reading Acclaim Autism: Starting Our New and Exciting Chapter