Author Archives: Tyler Bridges

How Can I Afford ABA?

Parent to Parent

As an autism therapy provider, one of the most frequent questions we get asked by families is about how to pay for services. Most families do not have the necessary income to cover a full-time ABA program for their child, so they look to their insurance provider for help.

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Potty Training

Potty Training

Watch how the principles of ABA can be applied to teach potty training to a child with autism. With the assistance of therapists from the CARD, as well as a reinforcers, and a pottylog, success is bound to happen.

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Ask Dr. Doreen

Dr. Doreen

Tune in to Autism Live on Wednesday’s at 10 am to see CARD founder Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answer YOUR questions about autism!

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January Smarty

Time Capsule Template

Start the year off right with this month’s fun Smary video! This month (January) features an activity for children to practice their episodic memory skills. In doing so, they’ll get to make a fun time capsule. Just follow along the template below (also found on the Autism Live Facebook page) and you and your child will have a fun, simple time capsule to put memories in!

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What Is Most Important To You

Nancy

In this segment of “Empowering Autism Parents”, autism mom Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson elaborates on a technique she uses to forget about the holiday to-do list and remember all the blessings in her life.

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Changing The Autism Perception

Awareness

The unfortunate reality with autism is that most peopleknow very little about itwhichleads to those on the autism spectrum feeling unfairly judged and misunderstood.

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CARD Mission POSSIBLE

Possible

At CARD, we believe in adding value through measurable results. Nothing motivates us more than seeing positive outcomes in the families and individuals whom we treat. Our mission is to provide our clients with the treatment that they need, expand their opportunities to achieve, and help them lead happy, independent lives.

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Smarty Art – December Monogram Crayon Art

Smarty

It’s the season of giving and sometimes it’s hard to find that perfect gift for your child’s teacher. To help, this month we’ve thought of the perfect craft project for that great teacher in your child’s life! The best part is that the craft simple enough that every child can make it and the craft is sharp enough that it will look great in any teacher’s classroom.

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New Autism Grant Program From Act Today

ACT Today!

ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!), a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide care and treatment to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), has announced it will commit up to $100,000 in funding to underserved families in the Coachella Valley who are impacted by autism as part of the ACT Today!

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Insurance Issues In California

Insurance

On November 18th the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) sent “cease and desist” orders to three insurers that denied coverage for speech and occupational therapy services without determining whether such care was medically necessary, the Sacramento Business Journal reports.

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