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2019 Community Outing Summer Guide

  Summer is a great time to get children outside and involved in fun and engaging activities. However, it can be a challenge to find sensory-friendly activities for children on the autism spectrum. Our team has compiled a list of fun community outings and events for the family, including peaceful hiking spots, sensory-friendly movie experience, […]

Top 40 Autism Blogs of 2019

Parents of children on the autism spectrum, teachers seeking out new resources, and individuals with ASD can all benefit from the online blogging community. Blogs are a perfect way to research and connect with like-minded individuals on the topic of autism. Finding the best blogs can be quite a challenge, especially when there are over […]

Top 25 Autism-Friendly Holiday Events in Central Texas in 2018

There are plenty of autism-friendly businesses and events in Central Texas for families in the special needs community. Action Behavior Centers’ team has compiled a list of the top 25 organizations and events to enjoy this holiday season, all of which accommodate children of all developmental levels and provide fun for the entire family. Organizations As […]

Top 50 Online ABA Master’s Programs and Certificates in 2018

There is a recent and growing need for qualified professionals in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). ABA therapy, the leading treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), helps children on the Spectrum improve in many areas of development, including communication, social skills, and day-to-day living skills. The ABA field is led by Board Certified […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Sensory Resource Guide

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, is a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior in both boys and girls. The signs of ASD often include delays in social interactions, repetitive or self-injurious behaviors, and sensory sensitivities.  Many individuals with ASD also struggle with verbal or non-verbal communication. What is Sensory […]

2018 Autism Travel Guide

Traveling can be a challenge in some way or another for all families – particularly so for families with a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Unfamiliar places, frequent transitions, large crowds and loud noises are just a few things parents try to avoid when planning a vacation for a child with special needs.   […]

18 Autism-Friendly Things to Do in Houston

Having difficulty with big crowds, loud sounds, and transitioning to new places goes hand-in-hand with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). As such, planning sensory-friendly family outings is a must for those in the special needs community. In Houston, families with children on the Autism Spectrum have a generous selection of autism-friendly events and activities to do […]

Catalyst: How We Track Your Child’s Success in ABA Therapy

Parents love hearing snippets of daily successes from their child’s Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapist at the end of the day. As important as these more casual reports are, it’s also essential to have concrete data being collected throughout the therapy day. ABA therapy’s main mission is to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorder overcome […]

2018 Autism Sleep Guide

Sleep can be difficult at times for anyone and everyone, but individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are particularly vulnerable to having sleep issues. Both falling and staying asleep can prove troublesome for those on the spectrum. In the recent years, researchers have been delving deeper into autism, gaining more insights about sleep’s role in […]