ABA Therapy Solutions May Newsletter

Parent Training Tips-Alternative Behavior Strategies

In applied behavioral analysis treatment, your child will receive many evidence-based interventions to increase their independence and ability to function in their environment meaningfully. The intervention of teaching alternative behaviors is looking at the skills and behaviors your child already possesses and shaping them into a new behavior that is socially significant to their success. Learn more

Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world. In the United States, Mother’s Day 2021 will occur on Sunday, May 9. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. Jarvis would later denounce the holiday’s commercialization and spent the latter part of her life trying to remove it from the calendar. While dates and celebrations vary, Mother’s Day traditionally involves presenting moms with flowers, cards and other gifts. Read more

Autistic Orphan Can’t Afford Grave for His Late Mom

An 11-year-old autistic boy was looking for something to place at his mother’s gravesite. He walked into a gift shop in Virginia but found a lot more than he’d expected. The store owner learned of his tragic story and how his late mother lacked a proper grave to mark her resting place—where her son, Jamarius Burneson, visits to talk to her. “I had an instant connection to him the minute he walked into my store,” Deborah Keeling, owner of Accents Flags Gifts Home and Garden in downtown Lynchburg, told The Epoch Times. “My heart immediately connected.” Read more


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