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02/01/2023

Social Skills Deficits – Lighthouse Autism Center

Many autistic children struggle with social interactions due to social skills deficits. Read our blog to learn more about what social deficits are, how this can affect your autistic child’s life and the steps you can take to help them improve or overcome their social deficits. Understanding Social Skills Deficits in Autistic Children Many autistic […]

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02/01/2023

Social Skills Deficits – Lighthouse Autism Center

Many autistic children struggle with social interactions due to social skills deficits. Read our blog to learn more about what social deficits are, how this can affect your autistic child’s life and the steps you can take to help them improve or overcome their social deficits. Understanding Social Skills Deficits in Autistic Children Many autistic […]

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02/01/2023

Sensory Seeking vs Avoiding – Lighthouse Autism Center

Children with autism may struggle with sensory issues that lead to sensory seeking or sensory avoiding behavior. We explore these two types of behavior, their causes, the problems they may create and how they can both lead to sensory overload. Sensory Seeking vs Sensory Avoiding in Autistic Children Many autistic children have a variety of […]

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02/01/2023

Sleep Tips For Children with Autism – Lighthouse Autism Center

There are many children who struggle with sleep issues that prevent them from getting a good night’s rest. We explore the ways that autism can impact a child’s sleep and provide tips to help you address them. Sleep Tips To Help Autistic Children There are many children on the autism spectrum who struggle with sleep […]

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01/31/2023

My Child & Autism: How Long is Therapy?

One of the most common questions parents ask when approaching the idea of therapy for a child with autism is “how long will my child need therapy?” Unfortunately, there is no easy answer or one solution for a child with autism. Each child is unique in their skills and goals. This means that each child’s […]

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01/09/2023

Lighthouse Autism Center Shining Example: Henry

Meet Lighthouse Autism Center’s Child Spotlight of the Month: Henry. Henry has made so much progress since starting at Lighthouse Autism Center! When he first started, he was nonverbal and struggled communicating his wants and needs. He was not potty trained. Henry did not tolerate non-preferred items being near him and struggled sharing with others. […]

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01/09/2023

Lighthouse Autism Center Staff Spotlight: Halle

Meet Lighthouse Autism Center’s Staff Spotlight of the Month: Halle Halle is a Registered Behavior Therapist at our Avon center. She has been with Lighthouse Autism Center since March of 2022. She is working towards her associates degree in Psychology from College of the Canyons located in Los Angeles. Halle recently got married and has […]

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01/09/2023

Lighthouse Autism Center to Open New Center in Davenport, Iowa!

Lighthouse Autism Center is Bringing Autism Therapy Services to Davenport, Iowa Lighthouse Autism Center (LAC) continues to expand, now with a network of centers in four states – quite a journey from its humble beginnings serving four families in one building to now serving hundreds of families across four states for over a decade. It […]

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12/15/2022

Lighthouse Autism Center Partners with Payton Manning Children’s Hospital to provide Autism Training

Nurses and staff at Peyton Manning Children’s hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana have been attending new training provided by Lighthouse Autism Center to help them better serve patients with autism.  The training is meant to help PICU nurses apply that understanding to patients who may come in for care. These skills will help the staff to […]

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12/14/2022

Fun Activities for Children in Indianapolis, Indiana

Finding child-friendly activities can sometimes be a struggle, especially with having a child on the autism spectrum. Below is a list of compiled activities in Indianapolis, Indiana for you and your child to enjoy. Please use your discretion as to which activities you believe your child with autism can tolerate. Every child on the autism […]

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12/13/2022

Lighthouse Autism Center to Open New Center in Jenison, Michigan!

Lighthouse Autism Center is Bringing Autism Services to Jenison, Michigan Lighthouse Autism Center (LAC) continues to expand, with a network of centers in now, three states – quite a journey from its humble beginnings serving four families in one building to now serving hundreds of families across three states for nearly a decade, it is […]

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12/13/2022

Lighthouse Autism Center Shining Example: William

Meet Lighthouse Autism Center’s Child Spotlight of the Month: William. William has made so much progress since starting at Lighthouse Autism Center last year! When he first started, he used gestures to communicate and pulled his therapist to preferred items to communicate his wants and needs. He did not tolerate washing his hands or having […]

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12/13/2022

Lighthouse Autism Center Staff Spotlight: Elizabeth

Meet Lighthouse Autism Center’s Staff Spotlight of the Month: Elizabeth. Elizabeth is a Program Manager at our Valparaiso center. She has been with Lighthouse Autism Center since August of 2019 and started as a Registered Behavior Technician, then a Senior Therapist and next, a Jr. Program Manager. She graduated from Ball State University with an […]

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