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Aspire's Autism Blog

  • Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

    September 22, 2022

    September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, so there is no better time to introduce or review positive mental health habits with your children.

  • Learn About Navigating Autism Back to School Transitions

    September 03, 2022

    Children with Autism often find comfort in the routines they develop over time. As the school years end and start up again, working on transitions and adjusting to new routines are vital skills for success in the classroom and for overall development.

  • Find Out About Screening and Testing for Autism with Aspire

    August 18, 2022

    If you suspect that your child may have characteristics of Autism, there are some steps you can take to evaluate your child’s needs. Although it is difficult to take that first step in the screening process, the earlier the identification, the sooner treatment begins, and the better the long-term outcomes are.

  • Recognize Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder with Aspire

    July 30, 2022

    Because Autism presents so differently from case-to-case, there is no standard method to get a diagnosis. There are still some warning signs to watch for and some steps parents can take before having their child evaluated.

  • All About Calm Down Kits for Sensory-Sensitive Kids

    July 20, 2022

    It’s always better to be prepared, and Calm Down Kits can help parents be ready for panic attacks or sensory overload instances their child might experience. These kits consist of items picked by an individual dealing with sensory issues, and they are meant to safely occupy the individuals while they take some time to calm down.

  • Transitioning from BHRS to IBHS

    June 16, 2022

    The Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) recently established new regulations for IBHS to replace BHRS.