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Jan 20

Teachers face a tremendous task of catering to students’ needs, both as individuals and as an entire classroom. Often times, classrooms are comprised of students with ranging abilities, strengths, and areas of need. While many of our articles have focused on offering tips for the individual, this month we will provide Tips for Teachers: how

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Dec 10

With the parties, family dinners, gift shopping, and travels, the holidays are the busiest time of the year for many families. Children are adjusting to vast amounts of free times, while parents often have a growing to do list. Of course, the holidays are also a time for families to engage in annual traditions and

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Nov 17

ABA TIPS for Expats, by Aspire- ABA Center Europe (ACE) This elaborate topic is split into a three-part series: How to Initiate a Conversation, How to Sustain a Conversation, and now: How to Sustain a Friendship. While making friends and continuing to build friendships is a natural part of people’s lives, starting from childhood, some

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Nov 13

ABA TIPS for Expats by Aspire- ABA Center Europe (ACE) Last week, we introduced our series: Expand social skills. Expats travel all over the world, and sometimes only settle for some years in another community. Therefore, strong social skills are needed for both children and parents to adapt and be successful in the (new) environment. 

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Nov 7

TIPS by Aspire- ABA Center Europe (ACE) Conversational skills are something many of us take for granted every day. We often don’t have to remind ourselves to have eye contact and appropriate body language, to focus on what the other person is saying to create a related response or to seamlessly use smooth transitions. But

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Oct 19

TIPS by Aspire- ABA Center Europe (ACE) Research has shown that all children can benefit from sensory integration at home or at school. The benefits of a sensory rich environment are even greater for children who have some imbalances in their sensory regulatory system, causing them to feel under-stimulated or over-stimulated. In addition to receiving

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Oct 14

TIPS by Aspire ABA Center Europe (ACE) Many parents struggle with compliance with their children at home, even more so if their child has Autism, ADHD, behavior challenges, or related disorders. Does your child verbally refuse every time you ask a demand? Does he/she have trouble with transitions? Does a simple direction sometimes result in

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Oct 8

Tips for Expats, by Aspire – ABA Center Europe (ACE) In the often confusing and contradictory world of Autism (ASD), one of the few things researchers, professionals and parents agree on is the importance of Early Intervention services in children with ASD. The National Research Council published a report with overwhelming research supporting earlier is

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Oct 4

TIPS By Aspire ABA Center Europe The Dutch education system is structured much differently than other countries (watch explanation video here), so many expat families struggle to find the right services for their child. In the Netherlands, parents have a choice of enrolling their child in an English curriculum based International School, or mainstreaming into

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Sep 19

Tips by: Aspire – ABA Center Europe (ACE) Evidence shows that early recognition and (ABA) early intervention dramatically improve the development in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and children with developmental delays. Early intervention programs have been proven to further a child’s communication and social skills. Read more about early intervention benefits here. One

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