Life Skills in ABA

Life Skills in ABA

Life Skills in ABA Life skills are meant to be practical and useful in a variety of real world situations. They are typically necessary for daily living and can greatly improve quality of life. There are a wide range of functional skills that we help with, some include:  Communication skills: using and understanding verbal and […]

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What is Working Memory?

What is Working Memory?

What is Working Memory? Working memory refers to the retention, recall, and utilization of information to perform tasks. It is particularly important when learning academics, performing chores/self care activities, and socializing. During these activities, we may be required to remember and use a lot of information. It may look like: Drawing a picture of something […]

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Trick-or-Treat Communication Cards

Trick-or-Treat Communication Cards

Trick-or-Treat Communication Cards Hearing children shout, “trick or treat!” on your doorstep on Halloween is always a fond and fun surprise. But for kids with complex communication needs, this childhood experience can often be daunting or even avoided. Complex communication needs refers to any individual who has a significant difficulty communicating in a typical manner. […]

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Wash Your Hands Song

Wash Your Hands Song

“Wash Your Hands” Song Happy fall! Time for colorful leaves, pretty pumpkins, cozy sweaters, and – OH NO! Germs! As we approach flu season, it is important to encourage healthy habits at home and at school – like hand washing!  Click HERE for a hand washing song written by our music therapist, to the tune […]

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Dyslexia Awareness Month

Dyslexia Awareness Month

Dyslexia Awareness Month October is dyslexia awareness month, which is a great time to learn about dyslexia, as well as resources for children that have dyslexia Facts about Dyslexia: As many as 1 in 5 students have a diagnosis of dyslexia, and is the most common learning disability. Dyslexia is a learning disability that includes difficulty in […]

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