Free Conference for Parents and Teachers!

Posted On March 27, 2015 in

Homework Headaches? Learn more at a FREE Conference for Parents and Teachers Children diagnosed with Autism/ADHD/LD typically display multiple difficulties with academic functioning and tend to have more frequent and intense homework problems than their peers. Many of these academic problems associated are related to problem behaviors and issues with poor executive function. Indeed children… Read More

Behavior Specialist/Behavior Analyst Positions Available

Posted On March 18, 2015 in

Emerge, a fast growing, Denver-based mental health practice is looking to hire a Behavior Specialist and a Behavior Analyst to join their team. Experience working with children or prior knowledge in the area of ABA/Autism Spectrum Disorders is preferred. Training in Applied Behavior Analysis, or BACB certification (BCBA, BCaBA, or RBT) a plus. Behavior Specialists… Read More

Autism Spectrum and Reading Comprehension

Posted On March 16, 2015 in

One of the challenges children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder face has to do with reading comprehension, especially with regard to fiction. Children with ASD struggle to pick up on social cues, and have difficulties noting body language, tone, and understanding slang and idioms. While a child with ASD may have strengths in sight word… Read More

Achievement/Gifted Evaluations Winter Special!

Posted On February 9, 2015 in

Emerge is offering a winter special on Achievement/Gifted Evaluations.  For evaluations scheduled from February 9th to March 19th 2015 , administration of an intelligence measure (WISC-V, WAIS-IV, WPPSI, or DAS-2) and an academic measure (WIAT-III) plus a score report and 30 minute feedback session is offered for a special rate of $600 (normally $800+).  Please… Read More

Promoting Successful Play Dates for Children with Autism and Typically Developing Peers

Posted On October 13, 2014 in

The following recommendations come from the Facilitating Play Dates for Children with Autism and Typically Developing Peers in Natural Settings: A Training Manual (2006) by Laurie Vismara, Grace W. Gengoux, Mendy Boettcher, Robert L. Koegel, and & Lynn Kern Koegel. Planning play dates can a stressful event for many parents with children with autism. Are… Read More