A huge thank you to the Firemen at Fire Station 25! They came by our center today and let us take a tour of their truck and even spray the firehose!
Speech and Language Speech Pathologist, Hannah Ritchie, answers questions about her favorite therapy activities!Continue reading “Favorite Activities from a Speech Therapist”
Speech and language therapy can play a vital role in the identification of autism and is often part of a collaboration of services providing treatment to autistic persons. Let’s take a look at what speech therapy is and how this service is extremely beneficial for those diagnosed with autism.Continue reading “Speech and Language Therapy and Autism”
At Building BLOCS our goal is to create a fun and engaging environment where your child wants to play and learn, while also supporting high levels of skill acquisition and addressing any behaviors of concern. We use the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) as the model for our ABA therapy services. This model is a naturalistic play-based model of therapy that we believe supports a partnership in therapy between the child client and the adult provider.Continue reading “Learning in Play with the Early Start Denver Model”
If you are exploring ABA therapy as a potential service for your child, you may be wondering; what typically happens in an ABA therapy session?Continue reading “What Happens in an ABA Therapy Session?”
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy is a group of teaching or instructional techniques based on the science and principles of behavior. These techniques are used to teach socially significant skills to a person in an effort to establish meaningful outcomes for the individual.Continue reading “What Is ABA Therapy?”
We are starting a new virtual learning series at Building BLOCS–Lunch and Learn. Join us on Thursdays as we explore topics that our families consistently ask about–potty training, sleep routines, challenging behaviors, and more. This week we’re starting with an introduction to Special Education and the IEP process.Continue reading “Special Education and the IEP Process”
Building BLOCS knows how important it is to keep our kids active in the community, but finding sensory friendly activities that work for your child is rare. Here is our list of local or virtual sensory friendly events for your family to explore in the Austin area.Continue reading “Autism Friendly Activities in Austin”
Building BLOCS is now in South Austin! We provide early intervention to children 18 months – 5 years of age and their families. South Austin families can register now for home-based ABA therapy.
Call today for more information. 512.827.7011
Building BLOCS is enrolling for the Fall 2021 semester. We have openings for Early Intervention groups as well as Individual ABA Therapy.
Call us for more information and to schedule your assessment.