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4 tips to help kids who have autism enjoy the long winter break

Winter break can be fun and exciting. But the changes in routine and diet – or even travel – can be challenging for kids who have autism. (Photo: UrsaHoogle, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Winter break can be such an exciting time of year for families. In households across the country it means a break from school, special events and plenty of family time. These […]

published at Friday, December 28th, 2018

Arizona Foothills Magazine: The Holiday Break Challenge: A Survival Guide for Parents

  The Holiday Break Challenge: A Survival Guide for Parents   The holiday season can be such an exciting time of year for parents and children alike. In many households, it means school breaks, shopping, cooking and family time. Parents and children who experience these seasonal privileges also experience challenges along the way, such as […]

published at Friday, December 21st, 2018

Ally Pediatric Therapy Hires Maritza Tafur to Lead Occupational Therapy Services

  Ally Pediatric Therapy Hires Maritza Tafur to Lead Occupational Therapy Services Autism and Childhood Disorders Treatment Clinic Now Offers Bilingual Therapist     PHOENIX (December 6, 2018) – Ally Pediatric Therapy, an autism and childhood disorder treatment clinic, recently hired occupational therapist Maritza Tafur, MOTR/L to its exceptional lineup of certified specialists. Tafur is […]

published at Thursday, December 6th, 2018

11 Thanksgiving Tips for Picky Eaters

    It’s Thanksgiving and everyone is feasting except my kid! How to help the picky eater.   By: Natalie Erling M.A., CCC-SLP   Food refusal, texture problems, picky eating, chewing troubles, fine motor difficulties. These are all common obstacles that parents face when it comes to getting their kids to eat. The holidays are […]

published at Monday, November 12th, 2018

Tricks and Treats for a Happy Halloween!

Written by Charissa Devlin, RBT   IT’S FALL Y’ALL!! This means Halloween is fast approaching! Did you know that applied behavior analysis (ABA) principles were at the heart of creating the holiday that we all know and love today? In 1938, in Des Moines, Iowa, police were called a record 550 times for reports of vandalism […]

published at Friday, October 19th, 2018