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Stuck on a waitlist for Autism evaluation or ABA services?

Updated: Aug 11, 2022

We have all heard about the research that shows early intervention is SUPER important to support kiddos with a diagnosis of autism or any developmental delays or behavior concerns. PREVENTION is always preferred over intervention, whenever possible. We don't want to wait until everyone is incredibly overwhelmed and at their breaking point before we help!


That's all fine and dandy, EXCEPT...waitlists for autism evaluations across the country are exceeding 6-12 MONTHS!


Not only that, but once you get an autism diagnosis the waitlist for ABA services, in some places, is just as long! WHAT?!


That means you are possibly looking at 2-3+ years to get you and your child the support you need...that is just too long. These wait lists are wasting precious time we could be using to teach families and their kiddos skills to prevent emerging problem behaviors (or even behaviors that haven't happened yet) from turning into severe problem behaviors further down the road.


When your child is having tantrums, throwing, hitting, screaming, kicking, slamming things, dropping, flopping and more...what family can really afford to wait so long for services?! YOU NEED HELP NOW, let's chat!


You and your child (and the whole family!) deserve to be able to communicate, to give your kiddo directions, get a calm response when you tell them "no" or interrupt and just generally live your life without trying to manage all the possible triggers. You can have that!


When your child doesn't have a functional way to communicate-you need help NOW! We can help you.


Here at Empower Self-Care and Consulting, we support families waiting for an evaluation or on a waitlist for ABA services. We offer an evidence-based program created by Drs. Ruppel and Hanley at FTF Consulting called the Balance Program. You can read more about it on the main page of our website.


This is a simple, effective parent training program that empowers parents, just like you, to be the best supporter for their child. You will learn how to stop the tantrums, stop the crying, stop the whining, the screaming, the throwing, the hitting, the dropping and flopping. As you learn how to work with your child and teach them skills like communication, accepting interruptions, accepting directions, hearing "no" without having a meltdown. The best part? This all gets done in just 10-20 minutes per day without interrupting the rest of your life outside of the practice sessions.


Being on a waitlist for autism evaluation or on a waitlist for ABA is frustrating...but now you have an option to help you while you wait! Reach out to chat so we can make sure this is a great fit for you and get you started! Schedule a FREE, Breaking Down Barriers Call to see how I can support you as soon as NEXT WEEK!

Check out my private Facebook Group: Empowered Parents, would love to have you join us!


Be well,

Ashley


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