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Living The ABA Lifestyle
January 30, 2015

Here at the Hope Center we use applied behavior analysis, or ABA. We believe that ABA should be used throughout one’s life. Using ABA in the home is equally as important as using it at the Hope Center. In order to fully implement ABA in the home it is crucial..



The Day That Changed Our Family
April 2, 2014

So it was a routine 2yr check up. The doctor had me fill out a questionnaire. I didn’t pay much attention to it. Looking back I never had the “I knew something was wrong” feeling so many other mothers reported. I expected his speech would be delayed by a previous..



Our Ray of Sunshine
July 15, 2013

Submitted by Lisa When my husband and I had our firstborn child, autism or Aspergers was never anything that ever crossed our minds. He seemed every bit as normal to us. My nephew who is a month older than our nicholas seemed to be progressing a lot faster than Nick…



What I Have Learned
July 14, 2013

Submitted by Paige Aidyn has taught me many things throughout his short 4 years of life. He was diagnosed with Autism when he was almost 2; and although we were fairly sure that’s what we were dealing with, it was still life-changing. It’s as if all of your hopes and..



Our Journey……
June 20, 2013

Submitted by Katie Glattfelder [quote float=”right”]What more can a parent ask for?[/quote]He has Autism…. I was 23 when my 3 year old was diagnosed.. Those words hit me to the core. I had no idea what Autism was or how to help my baby. Now 7 years later looking back,..



My Story


Submitted by Sondra Williams My story. I was born in 1962 in a time where little was understood of autism especially those females with autism.. I was born into a family system of many family members who are officially diagnosed with ASD or present it even though living undiagnosed. I..



A Whole New World
June 19, 2013

Submitted by Heather Wilbanks My son Koda is 14yrs. When he was 16 months old we found out he had autism. My life opened up to a whole world I had never known. Throughout the years, the things I thought my son could never do, he has done and surpassed…



Children With Autism: They Are Children First
June 14, 2013

Submitted by Eric Brown It was just another work day of personal training for me in 2004. Another day, another dollar… as they say. I had just graduated high school, and had an appointment with a client soon. I checked my client list to get an idea of who I..