Category: Autism

Spend Local, Save Local in Doral!

One on One Behavioral Services is now a proud participant of Doral’s “Spend Local, Save Local” program! Please watch our video below for more information about our ABA services. Our new Doral center is now located at 9300 NW 25th St #202 Doral, Florida 33172. We are offering a free evaluation as part of the […]

The Grand Opening of Our New Autism Center in Doral!

We are excited to announce the opening of our new ABA clinic for children with autism and other related developmental disorders in Doral, Florida. Our grand opening and ribbon-cutting was scheduled on April 21st, 2023 from 1-2PM. The City of Doral officials, Miami Dade County officials, representatives of Florida International University and Bank of America, […]

Advocating for your Child with Autism

Autism affects 1 in 68 children in the United States, which means that most mothers have a connection to autism in some way. Maybe you have a child with autism, maybe you know someone who does, or maybe you’re just starting to learn about it. But no matter what your connection is, there are ways […]

The MHPAEA Federal Law: A Must Read for Parents

The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) was established in 2008. It is a federal law that protects individuals with disabilities by requiring commercial insurances to provide mental and behavioral health services without limitations outside of medical necessity. In other words, if an individual has a diagnosis, medical insurances must allow mental health […]

10 Facts Regarding Autism

Here are 10 facts for parents and professionals seeking to understand and learn more about autism and treatment. Please refer to our literature references below for fact-checking purposes! Fact: 1 in 54 children in the United States receives a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Boys have a 24% higher chance of receiving an autism […]

5 Toys for Parents of Children with Autism

Finding common interests with a child with autism can be difficult sometimes. Below are some amazing, fun-filled, and educational toys and games that will help you build rapport with your little one! Kibbit – a bingo type game that works on developing receptive language skills. This game is competitive and keeps things interesting by using […]

Autism Resources in South Florida & Beyond

For this blog, we are sharing resources you will find in Miami, Broward, Monroe counties and beyond for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. See below! Book Recommendations: ABA Visualized: A visual guidebook for parents and teachers: Positive Parenting for Autism: Uniquely Wired: A Story About Autism and Its Gifts: Recommended Resources for Travel:  […]

Autism Awareness

Autism is a disorder that affects communication, relationships, tolerance, and flexibility. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) lists 5 criteria to provide a diagnosis of Autism. These 5 criteria include: a) deficits in social interactions and vocal or non-vocal communication b) restricted or repetitive behavior, preferences, or routines (includes hypo- or hyper- […]