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Signs of Autism Showing in Child

Is My Child Showing Signs of Autism?

As a parent, we want to do best by our children, to ensure they are happy, healthy and thriving. All children develop at different stages, therefore, it can be difficult to know when to be concerned if your child is not meeting their developmental milestones.

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Selfcare Skills for Children with ASD

Increasing Independence with Self-Care Skills

Independent self-care skills such as dressing, bathing, brushing teeth, washing hands, and using the toilet are arguably the most essential and foundational skills needed for a person to lead an independent life. Increased independence in daily living skills is linked to a higher quality of

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Self-Care During Quarantine

Surviving Quarantine – A Self-Care Guide for Parents

The current social distancing measures in place due to COVID-19 can be challenging and isolating, especially with no definitive timeline as to how long the situation will persist. Not being able go about your usual routines can be stressful and unsettling. While it is important

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Telehealth ABA Services

Telehealth Support for ASD Now Available

First Bridge Centre is dedicated to ensuring that our families and staff stay safe during this global pandemic. We are adhering to the most up to date government guidance on isolation and social distancing. Therefore, we are adjusting to a telehealth model to ensure that

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Challenging Behaviour Explained

Tantrums, Meltdowns & Challenging Behaviour

All children can at times test our patience! Children with autism and learning difficulties are more likely to display challenging behaviour than their peers, which can be very stressful. Children are curious little bundles of energy that can bring so much joy. However, being a

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Making Learning at Home Fun

How to Make Learning Fun, With Play!

By Lily Stadlober, BCBA Over the past week, COVID-19 has forced us all to rapidly and dramatically change our daily routines and lifestyle. On Wednesday the Prime Minister announced that schools, colleges and early years settings will be closed until further notice. For many of

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8 Ways To Stay Active at Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted us all. Whilst families are working out how to provide some level of structure during home schooling, parents of children on the spectrum will have to tackle additional obstacles to keep their children happy and engaged.  We at First Bridge Centre are

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