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FAQs and Misconceptions of ABA Therapy

ABA Therapy Chicagoland

The Board Certified Behavior Analysts at Mobile Therapy Centers are extremely proud of the progress their clients made this past year, and they cannot wait to begin a new year of therapy! Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy is an evidence-based therapy that is a recommended therapy for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). A common misconception of ABA is that it is a therapy that uses bribery to get children to behave how the therapist wants. The Internet is …
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Recommended Resources for ABA Therapy and Autism

Resources for Autism

Mobile Therapy Centers wishes everyone a Happy November! We know November marks the beginning of the holiday season, and get togethers with family and friends are around the corner. For families with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), these events can bring worries and uncertainties of how others will perceive and accept their child. At Mobile Therapy Centers, we work with a variety of families and hear parents’ insight every day. Books are one great resource the ABA Therapists …
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Trick or Treating Tips for Sensory Sensitive Children

Sensory Therapy Chicago

Mobile Therapy Centers wishes everyone a Happy October! We know that the season of pumpkins, spooky decorations, costumes, and candy is upon us, and this can be an overwhelming time for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who have sensory sensitivity. This Fall, on October 25th, Mobile Therapy Centers will be hosting a Trunk or Treat event designed specifically for children with ASD in our office parking lot. Our ABA therapists, who specialize in working with this population, have …
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Accommodations for Autism: Work & Play

At Mobile Therapy Centers, we make accommodations for the individuals we work with every day. From providing students with a special break at school to adding a picture schedule, there are many different types of accommodations we are familiar with and incorporate into our ABA Therapy sessions. Each child has their own customized therapy session, so no two sessions are alike. We know how important it is to make things easy for our clients, as well as children and family …
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Learning Through Playing

Using flashcards with your child is a way to reinforce what has already been learned and simply serves as rote memorization. It’s time to start thinking outside the box when it comes to your child’s academic success. A child’s occupation is play. When you teach through play, you teach for life and gain skills that will help them for years to come. To learn more about the benefits of learning through play, check out this article.

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Applied Behavior Analysis: Focusing on the Environment

  This a perfect quote from Alexander Den Heijer. It may seem like a rational way of thinking, yet there are thousands of books still being written about “how to” on parenting contrary to it. Now it is not to say that there are bad ways of parenting, but it is safe to say there are better ways to do so. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is not just a book written from anecdotes or theories, it is a science of …
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