1. ABA Therapy at Home V.S. The Therapist’s Office

    Applied behavioral analysis (ABA) is a therapy that teaches your Autistic child how to learn with positive re-enforcement. They are taught in a thrilling, gentle way, which opens up new paths for them. But should your child be doing their ABA therapy at home? Or in the therapist’s office? ABA in the Therapists Office When ABA is performed in this structured way it simulates similar learning environments your child will encounter over the years in schools, colleges and universities. Performing ABA therapy with your child in such an environment may help them focus when at school, due to a fami…Read More

  2. Qualifications for a Good ABA Therapist

    Choosing the right therapist for Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) is important. Finding one that not only works well with your child but can talk you through what you can do is an important part of the process. But what sort of qualifications and personality traits makes for a good therapist for your child? Desired Qualifications for your ABA Therapist Your therapist should have at least a bachelor’s degree in childcare, psychology, child development, behavioral analysis or related field. (They will need a doctorate to run a private practice.) It is also required they have a state license. …Read More

  3. Questions to Ask When Finding the Right Therapist

    Before your child starts Applied Behavioral Analyses (ABA) therapy there may be many things you need to know about ABA and your therapist. ABA therapy can increase your child’s learning abilities which helps in all areas of their life, so it’s important to find the right therapist. But what questions can parents ask to get the right results? What are your qualifications? A good response would be – somebody with a BA in fields pertaining to psychology and child care, and a certificate in ABA. What experience do you have? Can you refer me to other parents you have worked with? A good thera…Read More

  4. Applied Behavioral Analysis Therapy And Discrete Trial Training

    One type of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy is called the Loovas Method; the most heavily researched therapy for Autism which demonstrates some of the best outcomes. If your child has been diagnosed with Autism at a young age and you’re thinking about ABA therapy, then your child could be on the road to success. As a parent we worry about the legitimacy of all therapies, how they will help our child, and what exactly goes on inside the therapist’s room. The Loovas Method relies heavily on Discrete Trial Training (DTT) and some incidental teaching. What is DTT? Discrete trial trai…Read More

  5. A Combination of ABA Therapy and ABLLS-R

    Applied Behavioral Analyses (AB A) therapy can help children of all ages and if you think your child would benefit from this therapy your therapist can perform certain tests to find out more. The assessment of basic language and learning skills (ABLLS-R pronounced a-bulls) is the center piece to most Verbal Behavioral programs. Before a therapist can go through ABA with your child they need to first understand what level of learning your child is at. This test isn’t meant to demean but can be upsetting for a parent to see their child is developmentally behind in any way. But remember, once t…Read More

  6. ABA Therapy can lower self injury in children with autism

    Self-injury in children is devastating. Watching your child so frustrated, or in so much pain that the only outlet they feel appropriate is self-injury, can break a parent’s heart. It can be distressing when your child is biting, hitting or otherwise hurting themselves and we understand this. Unfortunately, with autism this is a common trait. In some cases it leads to biting and hurting other children, which can embarrass and scare both the child and the parent. One way to help rectify this issue is with applied behavioral analyses. It is a widely accepted therapy that 32 out of 50 states in…Read More

  7. Our Autism Treatment in Los Angeles is Available on Saturdays

    As the parent of an autistic child, your interaction with them may only be during the mornings and evenings of a standard school and work week. However, you spend a considerable amount of time with them on the weekends, and we know that you want your interactions with them to be positive and encouraging. As a provider of autism treatment in Los Angeles, Building Block Resolutions wants to be there when you need us, and that includes the weekends. Our office is open every Saturday from 9:00am until 7:00pm, so if a situation arises, or you just need to talk to us about an upcoming session, we'll…Read More

  8. Someone To Turn To For Help

    When life presents challenges, it's always helpful to have someone to turn to that can offer guidance and advice. At Building Block Resolutions, we understand the challenges that a family with an autistic child can face, as well the challenges the child themselves face on a daily basis. As a provider of autism therapy in Los Angeles, we've worked with numerous families and educators on creating a more positive and reinforcing environment for the child to learn and grow. There are certain signs to look for in a young child, if you think that they may have autism. If your child exhibits any sig…Read More

  9. Effective Treatment and Care for Your Child

    As the parent of an autistic child, you want the very best for your little one. This is true for any parent, but with the added challenges of interaction and socialization that are present with autistic children, you might be concerned about how well they'll do in a classroom setting. At Building Block Resolutions, our autism treatment in Los Angeles is designed to provide effective behavioral therapy for your child, helping them to adjust to social situations, and also to thrive in those settings. Our behavioral analysts will work with you, your child, and your child's teacher to develop the…Read More