The Importance of Early Intervention in Autism

The Importance of Early Intervention in Autism

The Importance of Early Intervention in Autism Early intervention plays a crucial role in the lives of Autistic children, providing them with the support they need to thrive and reach their full potential. An estimated 1 in 70 Australians are on the Autism spectrum. Autism, a neurodevelopmental disorder, if often identified from behavioural characteristics at […]

Happy, Relaxed and Engaged (HRE) in Today’s ABA

Happy, Relaxed and Engaged (HRE) in Today’s ABA​

Happy, Relaxed and Engaged (HRE) in Today’s ABA Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is the science of behaviour and learning applied to teaching valuable skills to improve a person’s quality of life. As ABA is a science, it is constantly evolving and improving to meet the needs of the people we serve. It is more than […]

How do I know if my child has Autism or a Developmental Delay?

Autism or Developmental Delay

How do I know if my child has Autism or a Developmental Delay? As parents and caregivers, one of our greatest hopes is to witness the blossoming of your child’s potential. One very common worry that many parents face is about their child’s development. Whether it’s your first child or not, it’s only natural to […]

Effectively reducing challenging behaviours in children to produce meaningful progress through Practical Functional Assessment (PFA) & Skill Based Treatment (SBT).

child tantrum normal

Effectively reducing challenging behaviours in children to produce meaningful progress through Practical Functional Assessment (PFA) & Skill Based Treatment (SBT). ​ Effectively reducing challenging behaviours in children to produce meaningful progress through Practical Functional Assessment (PFA) & Skill Based Treatment (SBT). What is the Practical Functional Assessment process & why it is a useful treatment […]

Are my child’s tantrums are normal?

Are my child’s tantrums are normal?

Are my child’s tantrums are normal? What is a tantrum?   Tantrums are among the most common childhood behaviour problems and frequently a reason for referral to a paediatric behavioural therapist (1). Temper tantrums are a common and often challenging aspect of child development that parents, caregivers, and educators may encounter. These emotional outbursts are […]

Are my child’s tantrums normal?

child tantrum normal

Are my child’s tantrums normal? What is a tantrum? Tantrums are among the most common childhood behaviour problems and frequently a reason for referral to a paediatric behavioural therapist (1). Temper tantrums are a common and often challenging aspect of child development that parents, caregivers, and educators may encounter. These emotional outbursts are a natural […]

What makes a good EIBI service

what makes a good eibi

Finding the right Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) or ABA therapy service for your child can be a daunting process, and every family’s needs are different. Some providers falsely claim they are providing ABA services, are not adequately supervised or provide watered-down ABA. These are some important factors that can help guide families in the right direction when seeking an EIBI service. What’s most important is not just finding any EIBI service but one that can be tailored to you and your child’s specific needs.

Understanding the Differences: Global Developmental Delay and Autism

Understanding the Differences: Global Developmental Delay vs Autism

Global Developmental Delay refers to a significant delay in two or more developmental domains, including cognitive, motor, speech, and social skills. On the other hand, Autism Spectrum Disorder is a neurodevelopmental condition characterized by differences in social interaction, communication, and repetitive behaviors.

What is Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)?

What is Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)? What is Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) therapy? Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a scientifically validated approach to understanding and changing human behaviour. It has been widely used as an intervention for autistic children and those with other developmental disabilities. It has been shown to be an effective way of […]

Common Reasons for Not Being Toilet Trained

Common Reasons for Not Being Toilet Trained Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Toilet training is a normal part of childhood development, but some children may experience difficulties and may not be fully toilet trained by a certain age. Here are some common reasons for not being toilet trained: 1. Physical Delays & Medical Conditions: Children who have […]

Understanding Toilet Training Typical Norms and Stages

Toilet Training: Understanding the Typical Norms and Stages Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Toilet training is an important milestone for all individuals, marking their transition from nappies to using the bathroom as independently as possible. While every child is unique and may progress at their own pace, there are some typical norms and stages to toilet training […]

Global Developmental Delay

Global Developmental Delay (GDD)

Global Developmental Delay (GDD) Facebook Twitter WhatsApp What is GDD? Global developmental delay (GDD) is a broad diagnosis for children under the age of 5 who exhibit a delay in two or more developmental domains. Sometimes the terms ‘developmental delay’ and ‘global developmental delay’ are used interchangeably. These developmental domains includes : Cognitive skills: the […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Facebook Twitter WhatsApp What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neuro-developmental disorder. It’s a broad diagnosis and will affect each individual with ASD differently! Current data indicate that 1:50 children are affected by ASD worldwide (CDC, 2013). It is characterized by differences in social interaction, […]

What is a Certified Behaviour Analyst (CBA)? The role of a BCBA vs. CBA.​

BCBAs, CBAs, CBA-Us - oh my!

What is a Certified Behaviour Analyst (CBA) in ABA Australia?​ The Role of a BCBA vs CBA Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Who should supervise your child’s ABA therapy program? What is the difference between a CBA vs. BCBA? When deciding on who will supervise your child’s ABA program, it is very important to consider the training […]