Jacquie Goetz Bluethmann

Autism and the Picky Eater

Helen Attar, M.A., BCBA, Assistant Clinical Director at Gateway Pediatric Therapy's Livonia clinic, shares advice for parents of extremely selective eaters.

Autism Diagnosis: What’s Next?

The team at Gateway Pediatric Therapy discusses the applied behavior analysis (ABA) intake process.

Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Holidays

Frank Pinkham, MSW, BCBA, Director of Adolescent Services at Gateway Pediatric Therapy offers tips for navigating social situations at family gatherings.

The Importance of Early Intervention With ABA Therapy

Leah Trombley M.A., BCBA and Clinical Director of Gateway Pediatric Therapy's Shelby Township location offers insight.

Nurturing Independence Among Visually Impaired Children on the Spectrum

During Blindness Awareness Month, Paula Baloga, Clinical Director at Gateway's Sterling Heights location, shines a spotlight on how Gateway Pediatric Therapy provides services for visually impaired children with autism spectrum disorder.

Places to ‘Babymoon’ in Michigan

Need some one-on-one time with your partner before baby arrives? Steal some time away at one of these babymoon destinations in Michigan.

Helpful Tips for An Autism Evaluation

The diagnostic evaluation is a crucial component of determining an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis. Tyler Arban, Assistant Director of Diagnostic Services at Gateway Pediatric Therapy helps parents know what to expect and how to prepare.

Sweet and Sassy Pregnancy T-Shirts

Graphic pregnancy t-shirts are a winning combo of comfort and style for moms-to-be. The expanded canvas of that baby bump means lots of space for clever quips, too.

Helping Teens With Autism Achieve Job Success

Holding a job can do wonders for self-esteem in teens with autism. Liz Elias, Gateway Pediatric Therapy's Assistant Clinical Director at the Bingham Farms clinic, shares her tips for setting your child up for the teenage years and beyond.

Water Park and Public Pool Dos and Don’ts

Whether you're opting to hit up an indoor or outdoor water park, there are a few public pool dos and don'ts to keep in mind.

Planning Summer Fun for Your Child With Autism and the Whole Family

From dining out as a family to enjoying community outings, summer offers countless opportunities for fun. For families who have a child with autism, these outings may require more advanced planning. One of Gateway Pediatric Therapy’s board-certified behavior analysts, Stephanie Sweebe, shares her advice.

Help for Homesick Kids

Whether it's a sleepover or first trek to an overnight camp, being away from home can really upset some kids. Here are six tips and tricks to help homesick kids.
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