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Holiday Tips for Parents of Children on the Autism Spectrum

The holiday season is officially here, and you know what that means! Parties, family, fun, traditions, and (too many) delicious treats. With the many wonderful elements of the holidays, however, come some challenging ones for our children on the spectrum. This time of year can bring about things like travel, noise, anxiety, stress, change of Read More

Celebrating ChanceLight’s Servant Leaders: 2017 Servant Heart Award Winner, Kate Asis (Spectrum)

Servant leaders work relentlessly to support the people around them and they focus on the needs of others. That description defines Kate Asis, M.S., BCBA, Assistant Vice President for Autism Services, the 2017 Servant Heart Award winner for Spectrum Center Schools and Programs. As a Behavior Analyst, Kate is passionate about providing students with life-changing Read More

We Know Ways to Teach Kids With Autism | Most schools just don’t use them

There’s no single way to teach children with autism. Regardless of which method a school adopts, though, it’s no mystery what helps them to thrive: calm, not chaos, in the classroom; one-on-one attention from teachers, aides, and therapists; lessons tailored to the individual child’s needs, whether that means learning not to bite or how to Read More