May 12, 2022

Suicide in Children and Teens: A Public Health Crisis

Three people jumped from the Newport (Rhode Island) Pell Bridge in less than three months. More than 200 sailors were moved off an aircraft carrier after multiple colleagues killed themselves — three in one week in April. A…

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Apr 18, 2022

Three Tips To Support Your Child This Spring

Springtime brings many joys—as well as a unique set of challenges—to children with autism and their families and caregivers. The warmer weather and longer days beckon children to come out and play. It offers the chance to…

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Jan 17, 2022

A Day in the Life of a Registered Behavior Technician

Grace Alarcon is sitting next to Peter* at a toddler-size table, unpacking his lunch. It’s Peter’s first day back at Potential after injuring himself a couple of weeks earlier. He’s reluctantly wearing a sling and desperate…

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Dec 22, 2021

Traveling with an Autistic Child Doesn’t Need to Be So Daunting

A vacation can be an adventure through an unfamiliar destination. It can also be a reprieve from everyday routines. But those very qualities can make the mere thought of travelling anxiety-inducing for a parent of a child with…

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