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How to Help Your Child Try New Foods

Do you have a picky eater on your hands? Are you stuck making more than 1 cuisine for the same dinner table? Many families face these same struggles and find it a challenge to prepare a meal that the whole family will love! Finding ways to get your child to try new foods can be…

It’s Time to Share the Agenda

Some children can quickly grasp and follow a daily schedule without being told, but this is not the case for all…. So, how do we help these individuals stay on track? A VISUAL SCHEDULE IS HOW! This is a visual representation of daily events. These events can be pictures of routine activities or the steps…

Staying Active During COVID-19

Due to the new circumstances caused by COVID-19, it is not uncommon for individuals to be less active and more ‘sluggish’ than usual. However, staying active is very important for not only physical health but mental health as well! It is no surprise that there are many physical benefits to regular exercise. Physical benefits include…

Dealing with Changes During COVID-19

Adapting to changes in your routine can be odd, scary, interesting, and sometimes necessary. Right now, families all over the world are adjusting their family routines, daily choices, and goals for their family. Social skills, communication skills, learning/classroom behavior, independence, and other goals now look totally different or may change priority. As parents, as teachers,…

How to keep Your Child Engaged at Home

This is a difficult time for many people, especially parents. It’s hard enough to be working from home, and now you have a little one home from daycare or school to make it a little more challenging. Here are some ideas to help parents struggling to keep their toddlers and preschool kiddos engaged during the…

Working While Quarantined

During this pandemic many of us are starting our days stumbling from our bedrooms and trying to wake up as we begin working in a newly designed office space, at home. We now find ourselves trying to clear table space, kick toys out of the way, and avoid obstacles such as our bed or couch….

Help Your Child With Special Needs Stay on Track During COVID-19 School Closure

Navigating this uncharted territory of raising a child during a pandemic is proving to be a stressful experience for many parents. Now, imagine raising a child with special needs during a pandemic; these parents have even more expectations placed on them to help ensure their child does not regress. If you are a parent of…

Tips for the Staycation You Didn’t Know Your Family Needed

We have all longed for time off work, extended vacations with our loved ones, an opportunity to clean the house; the list goes on. But now that we are facing the reality of what we wished for, all we want to do is LEAVE THE HOUSE. Fear not, as Behavior By Design is here to…

Infant Sleep Recommendations

At Behavior By Design, we take pride in our ability to work with infants and their families to ensure that their little-one is developing appropriately and up-to-date with the most relevant safety recommendations. That’s just one of the reasons that many of our BCBAs (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) decided to pursue their CLC  (Certified Lactation…

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Hi everyone! Do you want to learn more about ABA services and the support behind this EVIDENCE-BASED science? Check out this article by The Association for Science in Autism Treatment to gain insight and helpful resources.