Ask the BCBA: Tips for Enjoying the Summer Break

2017-09-20T09:27:24+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Academy360, BCBA, Independence360, Spectrum360|Tags: , , , , , |

Summer vacation… for many of us, this means fun, free time, and relaxation. However, for an individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder, summer vacation can be a very difficult time of year. As we all know, many of our learners and children do best in an environment with a lot of structure, routines, and clear cut expectations. Additionally, [...]

Ask the BCBA: 3 Strategies for Addressing Sleep Difficulties

2017-05-09T20:25:48+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Academy360, BCBA|Tags: , , |

For individuals on the autism spectrum AND their families, getting the recommended amount of sleep each night can seem like an impossible task. Difficulties include: inability to fall asleep, stay asleep, daytime sleepiness and a hard time remaining in the bedroom during nighttime wakefulness.