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Tips for Celebrating the 4th of July with a child with autism

What comes to your mind when you think of the Fourth of July? Fireworks, barbeques, festivals, and spending time outdoors – sounds fun, doesn’t it? For most people it can be an exciting time of celebration. However, for some children with autism...

5 Myths Debunked by Truth about Benefits of ABA for Children with Autism

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a leading therapy for children with Autism. Many treatments are available, but few are supported by empirical evidence. ABA is supervised by Master’s level Board Certified Behavior Analysts who evaluate areas of...

A "Sprinkle of Special" for Father's Day

by Jessy | Jun 16, 2016 | autism, blog, dad of autism, father's day, love, parents |

In honor of this upcoming Father’s Day, we’ve asked some dads to write about what they LOVE about being a “dad of” autism. Our third entry is from AHSS Family Support Coordinator Laura Perisin's husband, Peter Perisin. In his own words: 

What I love about being a "dad of" autism - Father's Day edition

In honor of this upcoming Father’s Day, we’ve asked some dads to write about what they LOVE about being a “dad of” autism. Our second entry is from AHSS's Associate Chief Clinical Offer, Jennifer Lantham's husband. In his own words: 

Father's Days can be tough, but we are tougher

Vince and Johna Sommer and their beautiful family

ABA Team from South Korea visits AHSS Autism Center!

We had a fantastic opportunity yesterday when five women who work at an ABA center in South Korea came to see our AHSS Autism Center in Arlington Heights. AHSS Senior Recruiter Johna Sommer met them at the ABAI 2016 conference last weekend, and...

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