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Emily Santagati

Emily Santagati, Chief Clinical Officer, Talks Autism, ABA, and the Art of Medicine

ABA Therapy for Autism: An Interview with Emily Santagati On this podcast, ABA Centers of America’s Chief Clinical Officer, Emily Santagati (M.Ed., BCBA, LBA), breaks ...
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World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day: Celebrate The Amazing History

Every year on April 2nd, humanity celebrates World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) and advocates for the rights and welfare of people diagnosed with autism spectrum ...
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National Doctors Day

National Doctors Day: A Perfect Time to Say Thanks

National Doctors Day (March 30) presents ABA Centers of America with a fantastic opportunity to thank all the healthcare professionals who positively impact our lives ...
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Sensory-Friendly Spaces

Sensory-Friendly Spaces: 3 Amazing Benefits For Kids, Parents, And Businesses

Sensory-friendly spaces are a triple win, great for kids on the spectrum, their families, and their communities. With the growing understanding and acceptance of autism ...
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Celebrity Autism Parents - 10 Stars Who Spotlight Autism Spectrum Disorder

Celebrity Autism Parents: 10 Stars Who Spotlight Autism Spectrum Disorder

Celebrity Autism Parents: Most famous people set out to be famous, yet many remain committed to keeping their private lives private. Others, such as those ...
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Autism and Anxiety - Addessing These Complex Challenges

Autism and Anxiety: Addressing These Complex Challenges

Many parents recognize that anxiety can be a regular aspect of the human experience, a part of life everyone encounters at one time or another. ...
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ABA Therapy for Elopement - 7 Tips to Reduce Catastrophe!

ABA Therapy for Elopement: 7 Tips to Reduce Catastrophe!

Elopement is a common challenge many people affected by autism must face. Elopement can often lead to dangerous and even catastrophic events that can be fatal. The thought of ...
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Parents autism journey

A Thank-You Letter to ABA Centers of America from Grateful Parents

Our founder, Christopher Barnett, recently received the following unsolicited letter from a parent explaining in detail her family’s autism journey and how she feels about ...
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New years ABACA

A Magnificent New Year’s with Autism: 11 Astounding Tips!

New Year’s Day is quickly approaching, and for many families with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), many changes and adjustments are ahead! New Year’s with autism often involves ...
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BCBA Exam

Get Ready to Ace the BCBA Exam with These 7 Awesome Tips!

Are you preparing to sit for your BCBA exam? If so, you might be feeling really nervous! You’ve worked hard to get this far, attended many classes, ...
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BCBA Learning units

BCBA CEUs: The Complete Guide to Continuing Education Units!

As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), it is vital to consistently stay current on the latest research and finest practices within the autism industry. An incredible ...
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BCBA burn out

BCBA Burnout: Courageous Professionals Experiencing Distress

Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) play a critical role in the lives of people with autism; however, BCBA burnout is common without the proper support and resources. ...
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Autism and Bullying

Autism and Bullying: Constructive Tips for Parents!

It is no secret that autism and bullying are on the rise. However, what may be less known is how these two issues connect and affect one ...
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Autism and Sleep

Autism and Sleep: An Extraordinary Exploration of Rest!

Did you know that restful sleep is essential to raising a healthy child on the spectrum? It’s so critical that many autism experts believe sleep can be ...
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Autism and the Holidays

Autism and the Holidays: A Joyous Guide for Parents!

The holiday season is often a time of great joy and happiness for most people. However, for parents of neurodivergent children, autism and the holidays can be ...
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My Apocalyptic Thanksgiving

My Apocalyptic Thanksgiving: A Film Filled with Laughter and Hope

In the new film, “My Apocalyptic Thanksgiving,” a zombie-obsessed adult on the spectrum searches for his mother, but his journey involves challenges like a Korean ...
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Autism and COVID-19

Autism and COVID-19: 11 Actionable Tips!

The world is in a complete panic over COVID-19. This is obvious to almost everyone living through this challenging time. For many parents of children ...
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Thanksgiving ABAC

12 Amazing Tips for An Autism-Friendly Thanksgiving!

It’s that time of year again! The leaves on each tree are changing color, the air is getting colder, and families are preparing for Thanksgiving ...
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The Global Increase in Autism Rates: What is the Impact?

There has been a substantive increase in autism rates over the years, making it a global matter that affects every community worldwide. According to the CDC, 1 in ...
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Girls With Autism

Girls With Autism Are Often Overlooked: It’s a Huge Problem!

Did you know that girls with autism are often overlooked? It’s a huge problem. Overlooking girls with autism produces stress for many families left underserved and without the valuable ...
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