What are evidence-based practices?

There are multiple interventions out there being used to treat autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This can make it tough to choose the best one for your child. Interventions that have been vigorously studied and recognized as effective treatments in peer-reviewed …


FCPG July Newsletter

  Welcome to Family Centred Practices Group Focus, Family Centred Practices Group’s monthly roundup of news, information, resources, strategies and supports for families of children with autism and related disabilities. We are here for your family. If there’s anything you …



What do parents want to know?

Last week on our blog, we talked about how professionals can best offer help to families. This week, we’re focusing on what families want to know more about. I was honoured to be asked to give a presentation to Early …




Why do children with autism deserve ABA?

Mary Beth Walsh is an advocate of applied behavior analysis (ABA.) Walsh, whose son Ben has autism, delivered a presentation at the 2011 Innovations in Autism Treatment and Applied Behavior Analysis conference. In it, she argued that sometimes science isn’t …