Is ABA effective for autism?
An Approach to Behavior Modification and Skills Development Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a common developmental disability discovered in children of all ages. This disorder impairs the child’s ability to communicate and interact, and it can get diagnosed at any age. Usually, the symptoms – significant social, communication, and behavioral challenges – start appearing in […]
Friday Night Fun: Tips to Help Your Child with Sensory Sensitivities Enjoy the Football Game
Friday Night Lights Are Back Helping Your Child Enjoy Northeast Ohio’s Fall Pastime Fall is a season of transition, and it brings with it some unique challenges for children with sensory issues – school is starting (or, for some, has already started), Halloween is just around the corner, and there is so much more happening! […]
Funding Sources to Help You Pay for Your Child’s Therapy
Speech therapy sounds great. But how can I afford it? One of the most common questions that we get here at Peak Potential Therapy is “will my insurance cover the therapy?” In some cases, insurance will be enough. In other cases, you might need some additional resources to help curb the impact of […]
5 Ways to Take the BOOM Out of Fireworks for Your Child on the Spectrum
Fireworks are loud and scary. They can also still be enjoyable for your child on the autism spectrum. BOOM. That’s all it takes for a night of summer fun to turn into a behavioral episode when fireworks are involved. The truth is that most kids love fireworks until they are actually at an event where […]
Strategies for Making the Switch to Summer Easier for a Child with Autism
While most students count down the days until summer vacation, for children on the autism spectrum, the major shift in routine can present challenges. During the school year, a child with autism has a carefully planned and executed routine for every day of the week. The seasonal shift to longer, warmer days, no homework, and […]
Join Peak Potential Therapy for a Day of Family Fun
Be a part of our 2019 Peak Potential Therapy Open House as we celebrate all the families and children that make our efforts worthwhile. This event is your chance to tour our NEW facility, learn more about our offerings and services, and have a day of fun with your entire family. Mark your calendar! Join […]
Peak Potential Therapy Announces Date for 2019 Open House Grand Opening
Peak Potential encourages families to tour new facility, learn more about offerings and services, and enjoy a day of fun activities. Northfield, Ohio – May 18, 2019 Peak Potential Therapy is especially excited this year to showcase their new facility. At their open house grand opening event, it will give families a chance to tour […]
April Is Autism Awareness Month: How Can You Help?
According to a report from the CDC in 2018, approximately 1 in every 59 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). April is set aside as a month to help raise awareness for these children and to show support for the many families affected. By becoming educated and staying informed, it can help […]
Can You Help With My Child’s Behavior?
Peak Potential Therapy can improve your child’s behavior as well as increase their communication skills using proven ABA Therapy techniques. ABA therapy starts with communication details that many of us take for granted, like making eye contact and staying on task, and then tackles tougher social issues to help children learn the skills […]
5 Simple Things Parents Can Do to Help with Communication Delays
For many parents, having a child with communication issues is one of their biggest fears. To think that your toddler is experiencing fear, discomfort, sadness or anger without being able to express it with words can be terrifying. But, it’s important to note that delayed speech and delayed language development are two different things. Here’s […]