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How significant a role does VB-MAPP play in treating autistic speech delays?

What is the Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment (VB-MAPP)? Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment- or VB-MAPP for short- is an assessment formulated to aid autistic children by tracking their ability levels, specifically in language development, and learning and social skills. It is considered one of the most thorough assessment and skill tracking tool for children of determination- […]

What are the Different Types of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

Unbeknownst to many, the term Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) includes multiple ailments that can be categorized under the specific term. In fact, one of the reasons it is called a spectrum is because of the wide range of effects and symptoms that manifest in an individual with ASD. But do the various categories of autism […]

Does Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy Help with Learning Difficulties?

Learning Difficulties in Autism Spectrum Disorder Where Autism Spectrum Disorder affects language and social skills, it poses learning difficulties as well. Similar to Specific Learning Disability (SLD), ASD can cause academic challenges in areas like reading, writing, and mathematics. The following characteristics of autism may bring about learning challenges: Narrow focus The reason autistic children […]

How does Autism Manifest Differently in Females?

Statistics provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are diagnosed in males more than 4% compared to females. With surveys such as these, it is typically hard to decipher whether there are more cases or more registration of cases. The question in this particular case is […]