Brandon for Water Independently

Brandon Manding for Water Independently!

Brandon is a 5 year boy with Autism who is non-verbal. His behaviors were SIB (self injurious behaviors) head butting into the walls hard, slapping face, screaming, etc. We worked on getting him to functionally communicate his wants and needs. Manding is requesting wants and needs when there is an MO (motivational operation) something Brandon wants badly. Brandon is limited …

ADOS-2

ADOS-2 Test Workshop In Atlanta

The ADOS-2 (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule) workshop in Atlanta was awesome ADOS-2 is considered the gold standard for diagnosing Autism. By attending this workshop, I am now certified in AOS and will be able to administer this test. This is great news for families who very often have to be on a long waiting list for this diagnostic test. With the push for early …

New Law Requires Ohio Insurance Plans to Cover ABA Therapy for Children with Autism.

This is news. This is BIG news. As of January 1, 2014 Ohio insurance plans must cover Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for children with autism due to new legislation established by Ohio Governor John Kasich. ABA services for children with autism will be available through state employee health insurance, health insurance plans sold on the private market and the forthcoming …