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#5 Potty-Training

Potty training is a daunting task for any parent.  How do you know when it is time to potty train your autistic child?  More importantly, how do you do it successfully?  Toileting Readiness Checklist Start toileting once your child is demonstrating at least 5-6 of these readiness signs.  Find a 2-3 month period where no big changes or …

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#4 All About IEPs

What’s an IEP?  Special education is a free service provided by public schools.  An Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is a legal document that every child who receives special education services must have.  This guarantees a child’s right to a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).  It is a unique …

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#3 New to ABA?

Discovering the Magic of ABA. It is big commitment, it takes time, but the payoff can be huge.  Analysts are equipped with a giant toolbox of strategies that can be applied to anything – time management, improvements in sports, companies’ operations, training animals, parenting a typically developing child, or parenting kids with developmental disorders, like …

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#2 Back to School

Back to school.  Dreaded by kids, loved by parents – kind of.  The end of summer means back to school for children, which can be a difficult time for all kids, especially those with special needs.  Back to school means changes in routine, increased expectations and meeting new people.  These demands can be particularly hard for …

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#1 Introduction

Welcome to the Insight Blog!  We are ABA Insight, an autism center with locations in Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Monroe.  The purpose of this blog is to empower camaraderie around Autism and equip families with tools to inspire success!  Topics will be driven by you guys and responses will come directly from our BCBAs.  Please let …

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