A Bi-Monthly Blog with Nicole McLain, Director of Autism Services.
Over the past year, CARE has really developed a solid relationship with the Applied Behavior Analysis team on campus, and we recently joined efforts in making a difference in the lives of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. The ABA team has helped CARE train parents, evaluate behavior of children, present to the community and so... READ MORE
Every house has its own rules. At some homes you have to take your shoes off at the front door, eat at the table and go to bed by 9 p.m. while at other homes you may be able to leave your muddy boots on, eat pizza on the couch while watching basketball and stay up till 11 p.m. Every set of house rules is different, just as every child impacted by a... READ MORE
For some of us, it is white toes in the sand, a cool breeze and the smell of the ocean that defines our happy place. For others, it is the brisk mountain air, a nice soak in a hot tub and the starry sky above that they picture. We all dream of that ultimate vacation. The place where our worries disappear and our mind is free from the daily grind. T... READ MORE
Home is a place we like to think of as filled with unconditional love. Some might even say “home is where the heart is,” but I urge you to stop and think before saying that to your student, child, friend or neighbor impacted by an Autism Spectrum Disorder. You see figurative language is a difficult concept for many children and adults w... READ MORE