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Cost of Child Autism
Raising a child with autism can take a tremendous financial toll, even when insurance helps cover some of the costs. The cost of providing care for a person with autism in the U.S. is an estimated $1.4 million over their lifetime, according to a study funded by advocacy group Autism […]

Cost of Raising a Child With Autism


The Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) Program was developed by Dr. Steven Gutstein and Dr. Rachelle Sheely. They have spent years studying and organizing the research literature in the areas of human development, neurology, and neuro-developmental disorders to develop a comprehensive, research-based approach to neuro-development. RDI utilizes a comprehensive set of […]

Relationship Development Intervention


The TEACCH program is a comprehensive and structured teaching approach that was co-founded by Eric Schopler at the University of North Carolina. It focuses on meeting the needs and interests of the students by utilizing their strengths to enhance the learning capabilities. The elements that structured teaching comprises of include […]

TEACCH Structured Teaching



Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) or Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) was developed by Dr. Ivar Lovaas using principles of discrete trial training (DTT) (Duker, Didden, & Sigafoos, 2004). The intervention program is scheduled to help the child develop higher skill sets through behavioral procedures that incorporate behavior modification, training and […]

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) or Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI)