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”
What Happens in an ABA Therapy Session?
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?”
What Is ABA Therapy?
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?”
Special Education and the IEP Process
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”
Autism Friendly Activities in Austin
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”
Now Enrolling ABA Therapy for Fall
Grand Opening–Halloween Carnival
Building BLOCS has moved into our new center, and we’d like to invite you all to join us at our Grand Opening–October 29 from 10:00-2:00.
We will have a petting zoo for the first two hours so be sure to come early!
11623 Angus Road, Suite E20
Austin, TX 78759
(183 and Duval)