Autism Resources

How Art Therapy Benefits Kids With Autism and Special Needs

Here, Blossom Behavioral Wellness Center's Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered Art Therapist (ATR) weighs in on its importance.

3 Ways to Improve the Behavior of Kids With Autism

Hitting or biting can take the place of using words to express needs and wants, particularly for children with autism. Here, two experts from A&C Behavioral Solutions in Livonia offer advice for improving behaviors.

New Pediatric Guidelines Stress Early Intervention for Autism

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released groundbreaking new autism guidelines. Pediatricians are now urged to provide a clinical diagnosis, which results in early intervention and better outcomes for kids. Here, the experts at Blossom Behavioral Wellness Center weigh in on what it means for families.

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.

More Than One Effective Way to Use ABA

Pivotal response training, which is a motivation-based application of ABA therapy that targets key areas of child development, is a proven form of autism treatment. Find out what it is and why it's so successful from the experts at Blossom Behavioral Wellness Center.

Autism Diagnosis: What’s Next?

The team at Gateway Pediatric Therapy discusses the applied behavior analysis (ABA) intake process.
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Early Autism Diagnosis: What You Should Know

How do you ensure a child gets the right testing? The experts at Blossom Behavioral Wellness Center in Novi offer help in getting started.

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.

Metro Parent Living With Autism Workshop 2020

Metro Parent's Living With Autism Workshop is in Sterling Heights April 24, 2020! Parents and professionals join in a day of information and inspiration.

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.

Autism Treatment: The Importance of a Team Approach

When it comes to autism treatment, a team approach is key to a child's success. This is at the core of the new Blossom Behavioral Wellness Center in Novi – and, here, three of its experts explain why collaboration is crucial.

Retro Bowlero Lanes & Lounge is an Autism Certified Center

A local mom and former school psychologist has brought Royal Oak's Bowlero Lanes & Lounge back to life, complete with many unique accessible features.