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

Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) or Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) was developed by Dr. Ivar Lovaas

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Relationship Development Intervention

The Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) Program was developed by Dr. Steven Gutstein and Dr. Rachelle Sheely.

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TEACCH Structured Teaching

The TEACCH program is a comprehensive and structured teaching approach that was co-founded by Eric Schopler at the University of North Carolina.

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Cost of Raising a Child With Autism

Raising a child with autism can take a tremendous financial toll, even when insurance helps cover some of the costs.

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Early Intervention for Children with Special Needs

What is it? Early intervention services are a range of targeted services to help young children who have developmental delays or specific health conditions. Different types of specialists work with these children to provide services that help them catch up and increases their chances for success in school and daily living. Why is early intervention […]

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Treating Children with Global Developmental Delay

Global Developmental Delay (GDD) is the diagnosis given to children showing significant delays in their cognitive and physical developmental delays. It is an umbrella term which is often associated with Intellectual Disability (ID), Developmental Disability, and Failure to Thrive (FTT). GDD is treated primarily through early intervention services. These services help to target these developmental […]

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Knowing More About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

What is ADHD? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder that affects a person’s attention span. Although it is normal for young children have relatively short attention spans, children with ADHD find it difficult to learn and socialize with their friends. An estimated 3%-5% of school-going children in Singapore suffer from this disorder. […]

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Cognitive Rigidity in Autism

Cognitive rigidity is often seen in children with autism. This phenomena is the inability to mentally adapt to new demands or information, and is contradicted with the cognitive flexibility to consider different perspectives and opinions, and are able to adapt with more ease to changes. It is more accurate to consider cognitive rigidity as a […]

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Training with Dr Jed Baker

Clinical Director Alex flew to New Jersey, USA, for training under Dr Jed Baker. He is the first in the Asia Pacific region to be personally trained by the world renowned director of the Social Skills Training Project, a private organization serving individuals with autism and social communication problems. Dr Baker is an expert in […]

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