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What’s Next After Your Child Receives a Diagnosis?

An expert from the Autism Alliance of Michigan shares some helpful information for families who have just received a developmental delay or autism diagnosis.

Early Intervention Helps Your Child With Autism, But How Does it Help You?

A parent’s road is challenging, but with a supportive and therapeutic community — plus effective ABA for your child — you can find silver linings that can make all the difference.

Plan for a Low-Stress Summer

When routines change, stress can creep in, especially for the parent of a child with autism. This summer, banish stress with a few simple tips from an expert at Healing Haven.

Using Reinforcers to Build Language Skills

Children with autism who have verbal skills can be encouraged to ask for what they want. Experts from Bright Behavior Therapy explain how.

Best Practices for Your Child’s Speech-Language Therapy

Nancy R. Kaufman, MA, CCC-SLP, Owner/Director at Kaufman Children’s Center for Speech, Language, Sensory-Motor & Autism Treatment shares valuable insight.

The Value of a (Flexible) Summer Routine

Tempted to let your child with autism sleep in, eat meals whenever and play just one more game before bed? An expert from Gateway Pediatric Therapy offers tips for building a summer routine — with a little wiggle room.

Adaptive Sports for Kids with Disabilities and Special Needs

In search of adaptive sports for kids with physical or developmental disabilities? Here are local sports programs for kids with special needs in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.

Programs for Kids with Disabilities in Macomb County

Macomb County strives to offer a variety of services that support families of kids with disabilities in the community. Learn more about these programs and services.

The Importance of Coordinating Your Child’s Care

Brought to you by Spark Center for Autism.
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Cedar Point Hours, Ticket Cost, Rides and More

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