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Children with Autism Are More Likely to Experience Feeding Problems

Date: March 13, 2017

Children with Autism Are More Likely to Experience Feeding Problems Four Tips to Help Parents Manage This Common Issue By Emily Kate Rubio, M. A., BCBA Did you know up to 90 percent of children with autism and developmental disabilities experience feeding challenges, according to a study in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology (Kerwin, 1999). View More

Teaching and Maintaining Daily Hygiene Routines

Date: February 3, 2017

  By:Spencer Ramsey, BCBA, Senior Behavior Analyst  Maintaining a daily hygiene routine is important and developing good habits as a child will help ensure a healthy lifestyle moving forward. Articles, web sites and television shows tend to focus on weight management, healthy food choices and daily exercise as being the hallmarks of good health, but View More

A Letter From Early Autism Project Co-Founder Ann Eldridge: Welcome 2017!

Date: January 19, 2017

Dear Early Autism Project Parents and Friends, As we look forward to the opportunities of a hopeful, new year, I want to thank our therapists, support staff, parents and friends for their role in making 2016 a success. We provided services to more children than ever before. We hired more talented, caring, collaborative therapists who View More

EAP Employee Spotlight: Meet Jaime White, BCaBA

Date: December 6, 2016

Jaime White is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA), director of the Augusta Clinic in Georgia and a native of the Augusta area. Jaime started working as a line therapist in 2004 and soon after began working for Early Autism Project. Her career path was largely shaped by an experience in middle school when View More

Seven Ways to Help Children with Autism Navigate the Holiday Season

Date: December 6, 2016

By: Jamie Delaney, BCBA, Early Autism Project, Florida Regional Director The holidays are full of family functions, decorations, fun traditions, food and shopping and it’s no surprise juggling everything can often cause a little stress on parents. While parents work hard to keep it all together through the month of December, it’s important to realize View More

Tips to Help Ensure Children with Autism Enjoy Halloween

Date: October 11, 2016

By: Lauren Freeney, BCBA, EAP Tampa Clinic Director Fun costumes, trick-or-treating and bags and bags of candy are a few of the many reasons children look forward to Halloween. It’s an exciting day when you are a kid but some of the best parts of the holiday can be behavioral triggers if you are on View More

Tips for Helping Children with Autism Tolerate Haircuts

Date: September 13, 2016

By: Sarah Pope, MS, BCBA, Assistant Vice President of Staff Development A trip to the hair salon for adults typically includes a relaxing hair wash, an opportunity to catch up on the latest magazines and the wonderful feeling of a fresh, new haircut. However, it is not uncommon for children to be afraid of a View More

Eight Tips to Minimize Back to School Stress for Children With Autism

Date: August 9, 2016

 By: Jennifer Godwin, M.Ed., BCBA, VP of Program and Clinical Services   Preparing children for the start of school can be stressful and this time of year can present additional concerns and fears for children with autism. The good news is a little preparation can help your child address any issues in advance of the View More

An Autism Diagnosis Can Be Challenging For Siblings

Date: July 8, 2016

An autism spectrum disorder diagnosis affects one in 68 children, equaling millions of children a year. And, a large majority of those diagnosed have brothers and sisters who struggle to not only understand the diagnosis but also how to properly support their sibling with special needs. It is not uncommon for typically developing siblings to View More

EAP Employee Spotlight: Meet Casey Gregory, MT-BC, BCaBA

Date: June 15, 2016

Casey Gregory is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBa) and Board Certified Music Therapist who started working at Early Autism Project (EAP) in 2009. As a senior therapist with EAP, Casey trains lead therapists in upstate South Carolina and provides program coordination services, assessments, supervision and training for home-based, clinic-based and school district ABA View More

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