Most all children love to celebrate Halloween, and we want our EAP kids to feel comfortable enjoying the holiday too! Celebrating Halloween can create a few challenges for kiddos prone to sensory-overload – so we’re sharing a few tips to help your family do a little preparation planning for the spookiest day of the year! View More
Celebrating ChanceLight’s Servant Leaders: 2017 Servant Heart Award Winner, Clara Herrick (Corporate) Each year, a select group of ChanceLight employees are recognized for consistently demonstrating patience, kindness, humility respectfulness, selflessness, forgiveness, honesty and commitment – all of the attributes that define Servant Leadership. Servant Heart Award Recipients love what they do, support their co-workers and View More
By Mark Claypool & John McLaughlin March 08, 2018 It’s official: As of February 27, the U.S. Department of Education is proposing a two-year delay on implementing an Obama-era rule that identifies significant disproportionality by racial or ethnic status in the administration of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Currently, the rule is slated View More
There are many types of learning disabilities When you hear about learning disabilities, you probably think of school children having trouble with reading, writing, or math—and that might mean dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia respectively. But learning disabilities are neurological processing problems that take many forms. They can be manifested in hearing (auditory processing disorder), speaking (language processing View More
The population of young people diagnosed with autism has grown significantly the past few years, and many parents face a long waiting list when they seek help for their children. Community Living in Kentucky, or CLiK, aims to give parents access to services for their children more quickly. The Paducah CliK clinic has been around View More
If Crystal Matthews could have one wish granted, it would be for people to understand that a child’s public meltdown isn’t always a behavioral problem. “People can’t tell if someone has autism,” she said. “It would be nice if there was a way to tell people that sometimes they are having a meltdown over things View More
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
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
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
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
As of January 2, 2020, all Early Autism Project clinics have officially been transitioned to ChanceLight Autism Services clinics. This page will be replaced with the ChanceLight Autism Services website in February 2020.
Please visit our new website here: autismservices.chancelight.com.