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Reading with Autism: Tips for Helping your Child Stay Engaged

Date: June 8, 2017

By: Sarah Pope, MS, BCBA, Assistant Vice President of Staff Development   Reading books and taking trips to the library are important milestones for young children in their developmental phase. Even before a child learns to read, storytelling becomes an important tool in helping to associate words with pictures and meanings and developing language skills. View More

EAP Spotlight: Meet Elizabeth Kolb-Jackson, BCBA

Date: May 31, 2017

  Elizabeth Kolb-Jackson is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and director of the Florence Clinic in South Carolina. She has a long history of working with children with autism and has been a part of EAP since the organization first started serving children in South Carolina. Outside of EAP, Elizabeth is very active in her church View More

Make a Splash by Teaching Children with Autism Water Safety

Date: May 1, 2017

By: Vikki Elmore, M.Ed., BCBA, Director, Sumter Clinic Temperatures are rising and summer is fast approaching. There are so many things children love about the summer and spending days at a pool or lake is often at the top of the list. There is nothing more fun than splashing around in the water on a View More

EAP Spotlight: Meet Jade Jones, BCaBA

Date: April 3, 2017

Jade Jones is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst at the Sumter clinic. She became interested in working with children with autism shortly after she graduated from college. She worked as a special education teacher and was asked to start an autism program at a local elementary school. She was drawn to a career with View More

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

EAP Spotlight: Meet Lisa Taylor, BCBA

Date: February 3, 2017

Lisa Taylor is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in EAP’s Anderson Clinic. Lisa was first introduced to ABA therapy when a family member was diagnosed with autism as a baby and received 35 to 40 hours of ABA therapy per week.  Lisa and her family worked with this family member continuously, using the therapy 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

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