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Advice from a Hairstylist: Taking Your Special Needs Child for a Haircut

Many salons now have stylists with special training for children on the spectrum. Co-Manager and Stylist Angela Rodriguez of KidSnips shared information with BY YOUR SIDE on the preparation, methods and tips that make hair care easier, even fun. Read More

By |August 11th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

BY YOUR SIDE announces new service offering in Burr Ridge!

Individual, sibling, and family counseling services are now available for children, teens, and adults with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder or for families of those diagnosed with autism.Read More

By |June 29th, 2016|News/Events|0 Comments

BYS exhibits at 2016 ABAI Convention

The BY YOUR SIDE Human Resources department, Marketing, and members of the BYS therapy team attended the 42nd Annual ABAI Convention in downtown Chicago from May 27th-31st. This was a great opportunity to Read More

By |June 3rd, 2016|News/Events|0 Comments

Careers in Therapy-ABA Therapy at BY YOUR SIDE

So, what’s it actually like to be an ABA therapist at BY YOUR SIDE? We’ve asked 3 of our ABA Therapists to shed some light on this rewarding role by answering a couple questions each. Read More

By |May 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

February 27: Kids Expo

On February 27, 2016, BY YOUR SIDE was an exhibitor at the 2016 Chicagoland Kids Expo, hosted by Family Time Magazine at the Schaumburg Convention Center. Read More

By |March 8th, 2016|News/Events|0 Comments

Careers in Therapy-Speech Therapy at BY YOUR SIDE

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

By |January 20th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Nov. 14th: Autism and Special Needs Seminar

BY YOUR SIDE was an exhibitor at the Autism and Special Needs Seminar 2015, hosted by Family Time Magazine at Moraine Valley Community College on November 14, 2015. The seminar featured Read More

By |December 22nd, 2015|News/Events|0 Comments

5 Tips for Holiday Shopping With Children on the Autism Spectrum

During the holiday season, malls are decorated with bright colorful lights, trees, Santas, elves and more. While festive, this can be over stimulating for children on the spectrum. Here are some suggestions for making shopping more fun and comfortable for you and your child on the autism spectrum. Read More

By |December 22nd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Halloween Fun with BY YOUR SIDE

Halloween can be a challenge if you have a child on the autism spectrum. Some parts of the holiday can be overwhelming and scary when your child doesn’t understand or feel in control. The most popular activities such as trick or treating, projects, parties, and wearing costumes can be easier for them to enjoy with a few preparationsRead More

By |October 28th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Careers in Therapy-Occupational Therapy at BY YOUR SIDE

There are many rewarding careers in the field of therapy. BY YOUR SIDE has several disciplines of therapy services, which help children in various ways, to address their specific needs. Read More

By |September 29th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments