Category Archives: Autism Treatment

CARD & Lineagen Offering Open House On Genetic Testing

Lineagan

Card is happy to announce that on February 19th, that we will be teaming up with Lineagen to offer an open house presentation and discussion on the benefits of genetic testing with individuals on the spectrum.

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Ethan – Mission Possible – Portrait of Hope

Ethan

This is the story of Ethan and his journey through autism with the help of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD).

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Mission Possible: portraits of hope – AJ

Mission Possible

This is the story of AJ and how he and his family tackled a diagnosis of autism with the help of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD).

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Reaching Across the Aisle

Aisle

Opportunities like Thea’s give behavior analysts a chance to increase the understanding of ABA to those outside the field. If we continue to interact and collaborate with as well as learn from and educate professionals in the educational and medical fields we have a very exciting future. The benefit for practitioners is huge, but the benefit to our clients and students is incalculable.

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Bringing Skills® Abroad

Dubai

We had the opportunity to talk to her about Skills®. She was excited about the possibility of getting families in South Africa access to Skills®. She expressed the need for more help in South Africa due to the extreme poverty and lack of understanding there. We chatted for hours about how things are changing in South Africa and the hope the people have for more resources.

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Mission Possible – portrait of hope – Justin

Here is the story of Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) Justin. As he and his family battled and overcame an autism diagnosis.

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CARD IS HIRING!

Hiring

We’re hiring Board Certified Behavioral Analysts (BCBA’s)! Are you a BCBA that is looking for employment? Do you know any BCBA’s that are looking for employment?

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LAUSD Selects CARD to Provide Behavioral Health Training To 6,000+ Staff

eLearning

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the second largest school district in the nation, has selected the Center for Autism and Related Disorders’ CARD eLearning™ program to provide the district with intense training in evidence-based principles of behavioral health treatment for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Over 6,000 LAUSD teachers and support staff will participate in the training.

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Skills® Launches a Tool to Combat Challenging Behavior in Children with Autism

Skills

CARD announced today that Skills®, its online autism solution, now includes a feature for challenging behavior. This new feature is designed to give professionals and families of children with autism access to tools for creating comprehensive, evidence-based behavior intervention plans (BIPs) for challenging behaviors.

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Q&A: Feeding Disorders

Feeding Disorder

What are the typical signs and characteristics of feeding disorders in children?

Feeding disorders are classified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV-TR) officially as Feeding Disorder of Infancy or Early Childhood. Official diagnosis requires:

Feeding disturbance as manifested by persistent failure to eat adequately with significant failure to gain weight or significant loss of weight over at least one month.
The disturbance is not due to an associated gastrointestinal or other general medical condition (e.g., esophageal reflux).
The disturbance is not better accounted for by another mental disorder (e.g., rumination disorder) or by lack of available food.
The onset is before the age of 6 years.

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