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A Letter From an EAP Military Parent

Date: August 13, 2015

Hello. My name is Liz and my son was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at age 12 – more specifically, he has Asperger’s Syndrome. My son’s name is Chris and he will turn 15 in August 2015. By the time my son was four, he was routinely beating up on his teachers – biting, kicking, View More

Forbes Names ABA Therapist to List of Most Meaningful Careers

Date: July 20, 2015
Source: EAP August 2015 Newsletter

Forbes released a list of the most meaningful careers for 2015 and ABA therapy was number six… my only shock was it was not higher on the list. I know I speak for many of us in the field when I say thank you. As I read the article and thought about my ABA career View More

Summer Water Safety Tips for Children with Autism

Date: July 20, 2015
Source: EAP August 2015 Newsletter

Summer is here, which means lots of time outside, and in many cases playing in or near water! While swimming and playing in water are great activities and experiences for children, we should remember this fun activity can also be quite dangerous. Children can drown without making a sound and drowning is a leading cause View More

Free ABA Materials for Families of Children with Autism

Date: June 20, 2015

Because many children on the autism spectrum are visual learners, worksheets can be an effective way to teach concepts. We’ve compiled a list of websites that contain free printable worksheets and other ABA materials to help families work with children on academic, communication, social and behavior skills. Academic Resources Worksheets and activities focused on learning the alphabet, reading, View More

Recommended Reading List for Families of Children with Autism

Date: March 20, 2015

Parenting or teaching a child with autism spectrum disorder is both challenging and rewarding. We’ve compiled a list of great books for families of children with autism. Did we miss any of your favorites? Add them in the comments! Autism Speaks recommended reading list Barron, J. & Barron, S.: There’s a Boy In Here. New View More

Ava’s Law: EAP Mom Advocates for Autism Insurance in Georgia

Date: January 13, 2014
Source: YouTube

We invite you to meet eight-year-old Ava Bullard and her mother, Anna Bullard. In this video, Ms. Bullard describes her feelings upon learning Ava has autism. When Ava received her diagnosis at age two, Ms. Bullard was told her little girl would never be able to speak – even to say the word “mama.” “I View More

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