7 Autism-Friendly Holiday Activities in Omaha, Nebraska

The holiday season is a time for joy, togetherness, and cherished memories with your loved ones. For families with individuals on the autism spectrum, finding autism-friendly holiday activities can make the season even more special. Omaha, Nebraska, is a city that strives to be inclusive, offering a range of activities that cater to the unique …

Preparing for an Autism-Friendly Holiday Season with Circle City ABA

The holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and togetherness for many families. However, for families with children on the autism spectrum, the festivities can also bring about unique challenges and stressors. At Circle City ABA, we understand the importance of creating an inclusive and supportive environment for individuals with autism and their families …

5 Autism-Friendly Holiday Activities in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, provides a range of autism-friendly holiday activities designed to offer individuals with autism and their families a welcoming and inclusive experience. In this blog post, we share five fun activities and how Circle City ABA supports your family during the holiday season and throughout the year. Five Autism-Friendly Holiday Activities in Cedar …

Autism-Friendly Holiday Activities in Indiana: Creating Joyful Memories for Families

The holiday season is a time of joy and excitement for many families. Still, it can be a challenging time for families with children on the autism spectrum. With all the sensory overload and overwhelming social interactions, finding enjoyable and appropriate activities for everyone in the family can be challenging. At Circle City ABA, we understand …

Help Your Child with Autism Learn

Often, when a child with Autism is having difficulty learning new skills or engaging in problematic behaviors, people get caught up in thinking that something is “wrong” with the child. Sometimes, people will start making excuses for them – or even worse, blaming them.  A list of discouraging phrases we’ve heard include: It’s their autism. …

Exploring Nebraska: Activities with Sensory Rooms and Hours

In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of the importance of providing sensory-friendly spaces and activities for individuals with sensory sensitivities, such as those with autism. Nebraska, known for its friendly community spirit, has various activities and venues featuring sensory rooms and sensory hours. In this blog post, we will take a closer …

Autism Resources in Iowa: Building a Supportive Community  

Autism is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder affecting millions of individuals worldwide, including many in Iowa. Families of children and adults with autism often face unique challenges and require support to navigate the complexities of the condition. Fortunately, Iowa is home to several outstanding autism organizations that provide essential resources, services, and support to these families. …

Understanding ABA Therapy: Key Terms to Know

Regarding autism therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a widely recognized and practical approach. However, navigating the world of ABA therapy can be overwhelming, especially for families just beginning their journey. To help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of essential ABA therapy terms. Plus, we’ll introduce you to Circle City ABA, a valuable …

Five Tips for an Autism-Friendly Holiday

As we fully emerge into the holiday season, getting pulled into the hustle and bustle is easy. Bright lights, loud music, and crowds of people are everywhere. During this hectic time, it is essential to remember that only some people are excited about the season’s business. The environmental changes can lead to anxiety and stress …

Creating a Sensory-Friendly Halloween: 5 Tips for a Fun Celebration with Children Autism

Halloween is one of the most exciting and beloved days for children. But for children with autism, this holiday can pose particular challenges. The sensory overload of costumes and decorations, the unpredictability of trick-or-treating, and the unfamiliar social interactions can all make Halloween a stressful and overwhelming experience. However, with some preparation and planning, you …