By Tracy Sekhon
We all do it. I wish we didn’t, but we do. We read something or hear something and, especially during times like these, we form our own opinion about what that “thing” means. We judge. And, we do so without any details or explanations, we just decide that we should make our voice heard about what’s “right” and “wrong”, as we see it.
The coronavirus will not stop our commitment to doing autism better together! Those who depend on us most cannot wait for “normalcy” to arrive. But we are not sitting idle, and never will as long as our community is counting on our services. That’s why ARTC San Diego is participating in #GivingTuesdayNow on May 5th.
#GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving and unity as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.
Jess @ kalaevolution.com/business-coaching/ supports ARTC Providers. In a recent interview, she said, "Current coaching sessions are all about dealing with the Covid_19 Pandemic. I’ve been talking about making fast changes in business. Children and parents simply cannot wait for educators and therapeutic agencies to offer resources. Innovative strategies are necessary in order to offer solutions to those who need it most.
In this interview, Tracy Sekhon (ARTC) and Jessica Engel (Kala Evolution) chat about the impact of social distancing for families with special needs. At ARTC, Autism Providers are putting resources together to offer online solutions for children and families, RIGHT NOW...at home, during Shelter in Place.
Watch the interview here: https://youtu.be/HqbvaUS30aE
Our CEO and founder, Tracy Sekhon, was just featured on an episode of the “How It’s Built Podcast”, with Billy Cook.
In the episode, Tracy talks about how, through a series of events a few years ago, she had the idea to create a center of
That wise old real estate adage of "Location, Location, Location" is as relevant for psychology and medical professionals as it is for retail entities. If you're looking to move to a new location or opening your first clinical practice, choosing the right spot is essential to your ultimate success.
5 Essentials to Building a Successful Patient Referral Program
You provide vital support to people with ASD. You offer treatment and recommendations, provide stewardship and a safe space for care. You offer support, with an array of options, to those with ASD. You improve the whole world of Autism. This often goes unseen and, the truth is: you need support, too.
By Autism Speaks
Autism’s core symptoms are:
By Eileen Lamb; The Autism Cafe
Autism checklist for adults
I was diagnosed with high-functioning autism as an adult. Read my post about it here. I often get asked what the signs are and if I knew I was autistic. I started to question whether I was on the autism spectrum after my son was diagnosed with severe nonverbal autism at 2 year old.
by Spectrum Sense | Oct 29, 2018 | Diagnosis |
What is The Difference Between Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder?
I see and hear this question all the time. It’s in my sensory processing groups, my autism groups, and all around the therapists’ offices. A lot of people on the spectrum have sensory issues, so what is the difference between autism and sensory processing disorder? Is there a difference?
What is ABA Therapy?
ABA stands for “Applied Behavior Analysis”. It’s therapy that’s based on the science of learning and behavior. Behavior analysis helps us understand how behavior works, how it’s affected by our environment and how learning happens. ABA therapy applies our understanding of how behavior works in real life situations. The goal with ABA therapy, is to increase the behaviors that are helpful and decrease the behaviors that are harmful or affect learning.