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5 Tips to Support Children with Autism This Christmas

  Catherine Browne, MA. BCBA, ABA Consultant at Beam ABA Services Christmas time can be a time of great joy and excitement for families. However for parents of children with autism it can present with some challenges. There is often a change in routine and structure, where children experience different environments, more people and new […]

Beam ABA Sets Up Parent Group to Help Develop New Online Therapy

  Beam ABA, UK provider of ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) therapy, has instigated a new Parent Forum to inform the way it develops its newest service, ABA Pathfinder. ABA Pathfinder focuses on upskilling parents to deliver therapy, using an app to record data on their child’s behaviour, which is then analysed by an ABA Consultant. […]

The Benefits of Parent-Led Therapy for Children with Autism

  Catherine Browne, MA. BCBA, ABA Consultant at Beam ABA Services On Wednesday morning my usual scroll through the daily news updates and social media revealed an interesting study on the positive effects of a parent-mediated approach for young children with autism. The study reported that a one-year parent-led communication-based therapy helped parents communicate better […]

How Going Digital Can Make ABA Therapy Cost-Effective and Meaningful

Don Wachelka (M.A. BCBA) Founder of Beam ABA Services, looks at how meeting the ABA needs of rural communities may increase accessibility and affordability for UK families Among the many challenges families face when receiving a diagnosis of autism is the financial pressure associated with their child’s disability. Medical expenses alone are estimated to be […]

Beam ABA Services at The Autism Show Manchester 2016

Visit Beam at The Autism Show Manchester. Following the popularity of Beam ABA Services at the London Autism Show, we are pleased to announce our team will also be exhibiting at the Manchester Autism Show. Taking place at EventCity on the 1st-2nd July, the Autism Show Manchester offers a fantastic opportunity for those who are […]

Beam ABA Services at The Autism Show London 2016

We are pleased to announce that Beam will be exhibiting at The Autism Show London. Taking place on the 17th and 18th June at the London Excel, this event is a fantastic opportunity for those who are passionate about autism to get together and exchange best practice advice. We’re based at stand D9, so please […]

ABA Therapy Myth vs Truth

Image source: The Guardian If you are reading this article, it is likely you are a parent of, or carer for someone with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), or another related condition. As such, many professionals will have suddenly appeared in your life as they run assessments, ask you to fill in questionnaires and interview you and your […]

The Importance of Communication

Why is communication important?Communication is the act of transferring information from one person to another. It is often taken for granted by those with naturally developing communication skills. Research in the area of communication is ongoing within the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). Functional behaviour assessments conducted within the ABA framework have shown that […]