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  • 4 Fun Summertime Activities for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

    Posted on: June 6th, 2018 by Peak Potential Therapy

    Summertime is full of fun, relaxing activities and some much-needed free time for your child. But for a child on the autism spectrum, leaving the routine and consistency that school provides can be a tough transition. The best way to help your child adjust to summer is by setting a summer schedule that includes some […]

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  • 5 Summertime Tips For Sensory Success

    Posted on: June 6th, 2018 by Peak Potential Therapy

    Summer sun is finally here in Northeast Ohio, and we’ve got to enjoy it while it lasts! However, if your child has sensory issues, it might not all be fun in the sun. Sometimes it doesn’t take much to overload the senses, and when your child is at the beach or the pool, there can […]

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  • Fun Ways to Incorporate Music With Speech and ABA Therapy

    Posted on: April 12th, 2018 by Peak Potential Therapy

    We always hear that music is a universal language, but is that true with young people that have difficulty communicating?  If someone struggles with other forms of language, is music any different?  The answer is an emphatic YES. Patty Shukla has over 20 years of experience as a music educator, and she’s seen the difference […]

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  • 5 Ways To Get Moving With Speech and ABA Therapy

    Posted on: April 9th, 2018 by Peak Potential Therapy

    Sensory techniques are a huge part of every speech therapy routine.  Few things pique the senses like movement.  An article from the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that using physical activity in the teaching of academic lessons is a new, effective way of learning.  That same way of learning applies to speech and ABA therapy […]

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  • How Do I Know If My Infant Is On The Autism Spectrum?

    Posted on: March 21st, 2018 by Peak Potential Therapy

    It can be hard for a parent to admit that something isn’t right with their infant.  No one wants to think about the possibility of their child having a learning or social disorder, so it can be very easy to ignore warning signs or chalk them up to excuses or rationalize behaviors, even though it’s […]

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  • 5 Myths About ABA Therapy Debunked

    Posted on: March 14th, 2018 by Peak Potential Therapy

    If you are the parent of a child who was recently diagnosed on the autism spectrum or another disorder affecting the ability to improve on socially significant behaviors, your world just became a little more complicated. People with good intentions will pop up from every nook and cranny of your life to tell you what […]

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  • How to Find ABA Gold This St. Patty’s Day

    Posted on: February 17th, 2018 by Peak Potential Therapy

    St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner! As with any holiday, it provides us with some great opportunities to get creative with EIBI and ABA techniques.  Here are some great ways to mix a little Luck O’ the Irish in with your daily routine: -Read a Book Reading a book can help with sound […]

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  • Get Ready for Camp Wonder at Peak Potential Therapy

    Posted on: February 9th, 2018 by Peak Potential Therapy

    Your Summer Just Got WONDERful! Peak Potential Therapy is pleased to announce another WONDERful way to learn and play with ABA: Camp Wonder, our new summer camp for 2018! Our new summer camp is designed for your child, ages 6 to 10, who would benefit from a small group setting with direct instruction from our […]

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  • Why EIBI Works for Children on the Autism Spectrum

    Posted on: January 9th, 2018 by Peak Potential Therapy

     “At 2 I knew something was wrong.  No eye contact, no baby babble, sensory issues.  I could clearly see issues, and by age three there was no doubt he was on the spectrum.” (posted by a parent on a blog at www.babycenter.com) Many parents can relate to that feeling of desperation.  Something was different about […]

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  • How to Get Assistance Through the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship

    Posted on: December 13th, 2017 by Peak Potential Therapy

    Peak Potential Therapy is always looking for ways to help your child receive the most assistance they can qualify for to continue their progress and growth.  The Jon Peterson Special Needs (JPSN) Scholarship Program is an exciting opportunity for your child to receive financial help to pay for the services that are listed in their […]

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