Speech language pathologists, or SLPs, play an important role in helping children with communication issues such as conversation, non-verbal communication and concept skills. At BY YOUR SIDE, we are very fortunate to have several SLPs at both our Burr Ridge and Schaumburg centers who are highly skilled and very dedicated to helping our kids with skills that will be with them for the rest of their lives. Read More
BYS018 Nick Johne: Second City Teacher: Improv and Autism
Released: April 18, 2016
Nick and his wife Sinead have a daughter named Emma who is on the spectrum. For about two years now Nick, along with one of his improv partners Molly Fisher, have been teaching improv classes to people who are on the spectrum.
BY YOUR SIDE was featured in the March 16th, 2016 Daily Herald’s Autism pull-out section. The article “The ABCs of ABA therapy” discusses the challenges parents face with a child on the autism spectrum, and how ABA therapy can help ease them. It also explains that because ABA Therapy is data driven, it can help in […]
“I’m very happy to see how my son’s OT skills have improved as a result of some of the tasks he’s been working on in ABA. Anytime he plays with a toy independently (this isn’t often, but it’s an emerging skill), I get very excited!”
-Proud BYS Parent
Check out the latest web resources in our updated guide.
There are many online resource guides for Autism. BY YOUR SIDE has compiled a list of some of their favorites for you to consider.