Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for Adults

Posted On February 22, 2021 in

While ABA is commonly thought of as a treatment for children and teens, it can greatly benefit the adult population as well. One of the reasons ABA is effective is because it is highly individualized treatment; this applies to services for adults as well!  Emerge provides behavioral services to adults through Medicaid Waivers, insurance, and private funding. Utilizing these funding sources, ABA clinicians work with the adult client, their caregiver(s), and any additional members of the treatment team in a comprehensive and client-focused approach to treatment. Through… Read More

Sex Education and Where to Begin

Posted On January 26, 2021 in

Talking with your child about sex is uncomfortable for any parent. When you have a child with a developmental disability, like Autism, Down syndrome, or an Intellectual Disability, it can be especially difficult to know when and how to approach this topic. It is important that parents not shy away from conversations about sex because people with developmental disabilities are more vulnerable… Read More