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What Are Signs of Autism In Toddlers?

While the earliest signs of autism spectrum disorder often appear during the first year of a child’s life. not all children with autism are diagnosed this early.

Aug 6th, 2020
Interview: Kate Swenson of Finding Cooper's Voice Blog

Kate Swenson has gained a huge following over the past few years blogging about her experiences raising her son, Cooper, who lives with nonverbal autism. This summer, Kate took time out of her busy schedule to chat with Intercare about her blog...

Aug 5th, 2020
What We're Reading: July

There are so many great field of autism-related content to read, watch and listen to on the web. Each month we want to share a sample of the articles we’re reading, the videos we’re watching, or the podcasts we’re hooked on.

Jul 22nd, 2020
Letter from the CEO: Back to Basics

Since we’ve gotten such a big influx of new subscribers in recent weeks, we thought we should go back to basics in this month’s newsletter and cover the essence of what we do and how.

Jul 22nd, 2020
Employee Spotlight: Kanhchana Dom

This month, we’re highlighting Clinical Supervisor and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Kanhchana Dom. Get to know Kanhchana, who says she was drawn to a career as a BCBA because of her desire to work with children, below.

Jul 22nd, 2020
What Is Applied Behavior Analysis?

One of the most effective known treatments for ASD is applied behavior analysis (ABA), which is what our experts and specialists offer here at Intercare. Here’s everything you need to know about ABA for autism.

Jul 22nd, 2020
Atypical Color Preference in Children with ASD

Increasingly, deeper investigations into this phenomenon reveal that other factors, like institutionalized bias, and lack of medical access, are to blame for much, if not all, of the difference in diagnosis rates.

Jun 25th, 2020
How To Talk To Your Kid With Autism About Racism

It’s more important than ever to have frank, open discussions with our children about issues of race and inequality. For parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, however, having these conversations can be extra challenging and it can be difficult

Jun 25th, 2020
What We're Reading: June

There are so many great field of autism-related content to read, watch and listen to on the web. Each month we want to share a sample of the articles we’re reading, the videos we’re watching, or the podcasts we’re hooked on.

Jun 25th, 2020
Letter From the CEO: Difficult Discussions

We here at Intercare are committed to owning our own part in the problem and to being an active part of the solution going forward. Silence and complicity have never been acceptable and we will no longer be silent or complicit..

Jun 24th, 2020
What You Need to Know About ABA and Telehealth

Here at Intercare, we’re proud to be able to offer telehealth services to our clients, which allows uninterrupted care, even in an otherwise very interrupted world. But what is telehealth, exactly and how does it work with Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)

May 29th, 2020
What We're Reading: May

There are so many great field of autism-related content to read, watch and listen to on the web. Each month we want to share a sample of the articles we’re reading, the videos we’re watching, or the podcasts we’re hooked on.

May 29th, 2020
Letter From the CEO: Staying Positive During a Crisis

There’s no denying it: The last few months have been tough. Dealing with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has been difficult for everyone, but, as is always the case, the autism community is no exception with our own set of challenges.

May 29th, 2020
Five Feel-Good Stories to Spark Some Much-Needed Positivity

As we continue to live through the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, it's been more and more difficult to find the silver linings and easier and easier to get bogged down by the dark clouds of bad news. Here are five amazingly feel-good stories...

May 29th, 2020
Employee Spotlight: Berenice Perez

This month, we’re highlighting Behavioral Interventionist Berenice Perez. Get to know Berenice, who says she was drawn to a career as a BI because of her desire to work with children, below.

May 29th, 2020
What We're Reading April 2020

Reads From Around the Web There are so many great field of autism-related content to read, watch and listen to on the web. Each month we want to share a sample of the articles we’re reading, the videos we’re watching, or the podcasts we’re hooked on.

Apr 6th, 2020
Adapting To Life At Home 24/7: Our Top Tips

People around the world are doing their part to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. For many of us, that means practicing social distancing and voluntarily self-isolating at home.

Apr 5th, 2020
How to Celebrate Autism Awareness Month

Although the circumstances for nearly all of us have changed in the recent weeks, we are now in April, which is Autism Awareness Month! Now more than ever we need to stay positive and treasure the things that we hold dearest to us.

Apr 1st, 2020
BI Spotlight: Jose "Jay" Perez

In each issue of the newsletter, we’ll be turning the spotlight on members of the Intercare community. This month we are learning about former Behavioral Interventionist and current Talent Acquisition Coordinator Jose “Jay” Perez.

Mar 22nd, 2020
Important Updated Information About COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Intercare Families – Intercare Therapy is a family-owned, family-focused company, and the health and safety of your family and our staff remains our highest priority. As a result of the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we want to provide you...

Mar 12th, 2020
What We're Reading

Great Reads From Around the Web There are so many great field of autism-related content to read, watch and listen to on the web. Each week we want to share a sample of the articles we’re reading, the videos we’re watching, or the podcasts we’re hooked on.

Mar 3rd, 2020
Letter From the CEO: Family Ties

Intercare has always been a family business. My family built Intercare from the bottom up, and we like to think of our Intercare community as a family, too.

Mar 3rd, 2020
What is the Autism Spectrum?

“On the spectrum” is an almost unavoidable phrase when discussing autism. But what is the autism spectrum and what does it mean to be on it?

Mar 3rd, 2020
How do symptoms of autism vary between age groups?

The first signs of autism spectrum disorder typically present in early childhood—often in a child’s first year—and the condition will continue to affect them throughout the course of their lives.

Mar 2nd, 2020
BI Spotlight: Jordan Agbulos

In each issue of the newsletter, we’ll be turning the spotlight on members of the Intercare community. First up: Behavioral Interventionist Jordan Abgulos.

Mar 2nd, 2020
Sports and Autism Are a Perfect Match

At first glance, sports may not seem like the best environment or activity that a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) should participate in. The raucous crowds, possible physicality and the mandatory communication that comes with being on a team...

Feb 17th, 2020
On Writing About Autism

Right now, we are at the peak of awareness as it relates to our identities. Learning one’s preferred pronouns and using politically correct language are ubiquitous today and being taught around the country in schools and universities.

Nov 30th, 2018
More Important Than Winning the Super Bowl

Winning a Super Bowl is the top priority for 31 of the 32 NFL owners. Jeffrey Lurie’s top priority is spread awareness about autism. Not only is Lurie more successful in spreading his message than ever before, he and his Eagles won Super Bowl LII (52)...

Jun 28th, 2018
How is Autism Portrayed on Television?

Autism is very difficult to accurately portray on television. Since autism affects everybody in different ways, there isn’t a “cookie cutter” mold for an actor or actress to follow on their show. Shows like Sesame Street, Pablo and The Good Doctor...

Jun 25th, 2018
How Kids Can Maximize Their Summer Fun

With today being the first day of Summer, it‘s time to take advantage of the long days and beautiful weather that comes with Summer. For parents of autistic children or other special needs, the Summer break may be even more stressful than the school year.

Jun 21st, 2018
NBA is the Most Accommodating Sport

Above: 2018 Defensive Player of the Year and Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert attends the opening of the Utah Jazz's sensory inclusive room Going to see your favorite basketball team play in person is a dream for many children.

Mar 31st, 2018
Why Inside Out is Disney's Most Important Movie Ever

Disney-Pixar’s 2015 smash success Inside Out follows 11 year old Riley, and her family’s move from Minnesota to San Francisco, California. Riley’s five basic emotions personified in the film, Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness, help Riley through...

Jan 31st, 2018