When Wyatt first began at Lighthouse, he had very few words; he mainly communicated by holding our hand and taking us to what he wanted. There was very little eye contact, very little response to his name, and no following of directions. Fast forward and Wyatt responds to his name, he is vocally communicating, he is following directions. The progress we have seen has been life changing for Wyatt and our family.
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 […]
ABA Therapy Center Renovation Complete in South Bend, Indiana 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 is truly […]
Sensory activities involve toys, games and activities that stimulate the senses. Sensory play is important for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who often struggle processing sensory information. Children with autism are often sensitive to certain sounds or lights, or even certain textures. Sensory activities for kids with autism are important to help regulate the sensory […]