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11/04/2022

Tips for Picky Eaters and Introducing New Foods

Children with autism may be labeled picky eaters, but the truth is that they face a unique set of challenges around mealtimes. Discover helpful tips on introducing new foods and expanding your child’s diet in a way that is more enjoyable for everyone at the table. Tips for Introducing New Foods and Healthy Eating Habits […]

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09/13/2022

INFOGRAPHIC: Why is Early Intervention for Autism So Important?

It’s vital to be able to assist a child with autism as early as possible. We take a look at the benefits of early intervention, the signs of autism, and how we can help evaluate your child. INFOGRAPHIC: Why is Early Intervention for Autism So Important? Recognizing the signs of autism in early childhood can […]

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09/12/2022

Importance of Memory – Lighthouse Autism Center

Rote memory is one of the most important strengths that autistic children develop. We take a look at the role this skill plays in an autistic child’s life and the benefits it offers. Autism Symptoms: The Importance of Memory Autism is appearing more often among American children. In the last ten years, the number of […]

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09/08/2022

Top Autism Podcasts for Parents

An autism diagnosis does not just affect the individual diagnosed, but the family, caregivers, and friends that interact with that individual or child. It is often challenging to find other people who understand what you are going through, or the daily challenges you may face caring for someone with autism. These top autism podcasts provide […]

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09/08/2022

Lighthouse Autism Center to Open New Center in Springfield, Illinois!

Lighthouse Autism Center is Bringing Autism Therapy Services to Springfield, Illinois Lighthouse Autism Center (LAC) continues to expand, now with a network of centers in 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 […]

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09/08/2022

Autism Support Groups

At Lighthouse Autism Center, we understand firsthand the struggles that parents and caregivers face when raising a child with autism. It truly takes a village to care for a child with autism, but we understand that families also need support. We believe it’s important that a support network is in place for not only the […]

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09/08/2022

Fall Activities in Michiana

It is finally starting to feel like fall and we couldn’t be more excited. We love the colors of the changing leaves, the crisp air, ciders and donuts and of course the pumpkin patches and apple orchards. From u-pick pumpkin patches, to hay rides, corn mazes, and the best apple cider, we have compiled a […]

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09/07/2022

Lighthouse Autism Center Shining Example: Ariah

Meet Lighthouse Autism Center’s Child Spotlight of the Month: Ariah. When Ariah first came to Lighthouse, she had no vocal communication skills and often struggled with tantrums. She experienced challenges with peer interactions such as sharing items with others. Ariah also was not toilet trained. Since coming to Lighthouse, Ariah has made so much progress! […]

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09/07/2022

Lighthouse Autism Center Staff Spotlight: Corey

Meet Lighthouse Autism Center’s Staff Spotlight of the Month: Corey. Corey is a Registered Behavior Technician at our Noblesville Autism Center, where he has worked for almost a year. Following graduation, Corey joined the Lighthouse Team and has exceled in his time here. When not at Lighthouse Corey enjoys sports, music, and being outdoors. What […]

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09/06/2022

Celebrating Halloween with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Tips for Celebrating Halloween with a Child on the Autism Spectrum 1.) The Costume Let your child pick out a costume that works for them. If they love soft things, try a fuzzy costume onesie, if they love dinosaurs, let them be a T-rex. Whatever it is that gets your child excited, channel that into […]

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08/25/2022

Lighthouse Autism Center to Open New Center in Decatur, Illinois!

Lighthouse Autism Center is Bringing Autism Therapy Services to Decatur, Illinois Lighthouse Autism Center (LAC) continues to expand, now with a network of centers in 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 […]

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08/24/2022

Lighthouse Autism Center Partners with Dinosaur Adventure 

Lighthouse Autism Center is partnering with Dinosaur Adventure to offer tickets to children with autism and their families, as well as a sensory hour 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on both days of the event. The tickets will be offered to families currently enrolled at Lighthouse Autism Center.   Dinosaur Adventure offers a prehistoric exhibit with […]

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08/10/2022

Lighthouse Autism Center Staff Spotlight: Haeleigh

Meet Lighthouse Autism Center’s Staff Spotlight of the Month: Haeleigh. Haeleigh is a Registered Behavior Therapist at our Champaign center, where she has worked since May of 2022. Haeleigh received her undergraduate in psychology at the University of Northern Colorado and she is currently enrolled to begin a Master of Arts program in neuroscience and […]

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