Why Parent Training in ABA Therapy for Monmouth County Families is So Important

Children with Autism may benefit from Applied Behavior Analysis when working with trained Certified Behavior Analysts and Registered Behavior Technicians, but the role of parents can’t be understated. Parent training in ABA therapy is essential to their child’s mastery of social, emotional, cognitive, and motor skills. Here’s why parent training is so important. What Does […]

Best Toys to Use as ABA Therapy Tools for Children with Autism in Tinton Falls

Toys are engaging and offer children a chance to learn important skills through play. Their simple design and attractive sensory characteristics help hold the attention of children with Autism and become effective teaching tools when used under the guidance of an Applied Behavior Analyst or ABA therapist. Good toys help kids work on communication and […]

How to Use Your Daily Routine to Support ABA Therapy at Home in Hazlet

Applied Behavior Analysis or ABA therapy is one of the most effective methods for assisting children with Autism in learning new skills. A qualified ABA therapist offers the greatest ability to identify a child’s needs and develop early intensive ABA treatment plans aligned with your child’s abilities. But you may be surprised at how much […]

ABA Myths Busted for Freehold Families

One of the most innovative therapies available to children with Autism is Applied Behavioral Analysis, also called ABA. This technique uses motivational strategies to assist children in developing desired behaviors. There are some misconceptions about the treatment, which can be confusing to parents and caregivers interested in helping their children achieve social, academic and life […]

Home vs. Center-Based ABA Therapy in Monmouth County

There are many ways to provide children with Autism with ABA therapy; two of the most common are home-based treatment and center-based treatment. When making a decision, there are some important aspects of each method that parents and caregivers should consider. Here’s a brief overview: Home-Based Therapy When providing Applied Behavior Analysis therapy to children […]

Why I am Walking Around Like It’s My Birthday

Oh, the things we take for granted! I was supervising in the classroom when I overheard this simple exchange between Judy, an ABA therapist, and Olivia, a 6-year-old with ASD: Olivia: “Where is the iPad, Miss Judy?” Judy: “Check the drawer, see if it’s in there” Olivia goes to the drawer at the other end […]

Fun with Lauri 60 Object Magnets

One of my favorite things to do is to find a single toy or object and see how many targets we can address with it. I’ve involved the awesome therapists here and we all have a ball! These Lauri object magnets are real multi-purpose items!

Hold My Hand

Hello all! My name is Michel and I am a mother of a daughter who has Autism. Her name is Gracie. I will be sharing with you some of my experiences having a child with Autism. I will be sharing some behaviors Gracie displayed. I hope that reading this blog will help you feel not alone […]

Welcome to The Puzzle Place!

Hello! My name is Ricky Teichman and I am the BCBA Clinical Director at The Puzzle Place Center for Autism. Some of the other hats I wear are devoted wife, busy mom to 5 little kiddos, in-house chef, chief cleaner upper and laundry folder, and RBT course instructor (not in any order whatsoever:)). In this […]