Autism Resources

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.

Sensory-Friendly Play POND Makes Theater Accessible for Kids

The University of Michigan and Michigan State University are teaming up to create sensory-friendly Play POND for kids, set to debut in summer 2020.
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Autism Behavior or Mental Health Symptom?

Children with autism can display symptoms that mirror those of other disorders, including ADHD and anxiety. Here, two experts from Harbor Oaks Hospital offer insight on the overlap.

Make Halloween Fun Your Own Way

An expert with Autism Home Support Services offers tips for enjoying Halloween with a child with sensory issues.

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.

Building Independence in Kids With Autism

For a child with autism, learning self-care skills can be tough – but it is possible. The Spark Center for Autism offers some tips on how parents can help.

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.

Tips for Toilet Training a Child With Autism

Potty training is no picnic, and for parents of kids with autism spectrum disorder, it can be even more challenging. Here, a board-certified behavior analyst with Autism Home Support Services offers five tips for success.

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.