Fostering Friendship | Prepare for the school year with our social skills group!

Posted On June 13, 2018 in

Please join us for our Fostering Friendship Social Skills Group Prepare for the School Year with our Social Skills Group! Who: Kids with Autism (ASD) ages 9-11, entering a regulare education classroom over 50% of the time When: Mondays 6:00-7:00p, July 9th-Aug.13th (6 sessions) Where: The Emerge Office: 400 S. Colorado Blvd. #400 80246 Cost:… Read More

Promoting success at the doctor and dentist: Tips for families affected by developmental disability 

Posted On October 23, 2015 in

A trip to a doctor has the potential to provoke anxiety in just about anyone. In kids and adults with developmental disabilities, these visits may be particularly stressful for them and for their caregivers.  Further, getting the best medical care requires cooperation during the visit. In clinical treatment, we are often asked how to use ABA techniques to prepare for and successfully navigate these planned and unplanned visits to… Read More

HELP! My Kid Hates School!

Posted On September 18, 2015 in

Some children are excited for the start of the new school year, and jump right back into school routines, and being part of a new classroom. Other children do not feel this way, and can struggle for weeks and even months with going back to school. For children who have disabilities, school may represent a… Read More

Choice Board and Chore Chart Visuals (Free printable)

Posted On July 31, 2015 in

As the days continue to warm up, the summer heat can decrease motivation, making us all a bit more tired (and irritable!). This week, we’ve uploaded a FREE printable and editable Choice Board as well as a FREE printable and editable Chore Chart to help increase motivation. Choice Boards are a great tool for younger… Read More

Will My Insurance Plan Cover ABA?

Posted On June 26, 2015 in

Navigating your insurance benefits can be confusing and overwhelming. We often hear questions like, “Will my insurance plan cover Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for my son?” or, “I just don’t know who to contact to find out if we have benefits or what to ask about when I call.” Hopefully, this blog post will… Read More