A Workout Secret

February 28, 2017 - Posted by Lara
Written By Lara Gillease I hear this from clients regularly: “I just started doing this new workout routine and I am finally going to get in shape.” I see the dreamy look in their eyes as though they have found the ... » Read More

Encouraging a Child

February 8, 2017 - Posted by Lara
Written By Lara Gillease Have you ever noticed how young babies are constantly doing new things, things that are brand new to them? What a thrilling experience it is to be present the first time a child crawls or walks or ... » Read More

Effective Interventions

January 11, 2017 - Posted by Lara
   Written By Lara Gillease I worked with a child recently that had a serious trauma that resulted in an illness and set back in his ability to do things. The family was sorting through the many interventions available to find ... » Read More

Promote Learning

December 13, 2016 - Posted by Lara
     Written By Lara Gillease Anat Baniel was working for the first time with a 21-month-old boy diagnosed on the autism spectrum. He would forcefully arch his back and throw his head backwards whenever he was awake. He did this ... » Read More

Vacation EVERY DAY

November 28, 2016 - Posted by Lara
Written By Lara Gillease Life was going well. Everything was in place. Sarah loved her family, her work, her home, but something just made it all feel monotonous. Why did she feel like she was just going through the motions? Why ... » Read More

Is Your Child Learning?

November 9, 2016 - Posted by Lara
Written By Lara Gillease A healthy infant and young child spends most of his time exploring movement and learning to move in new ways like rolling over, going from lying to sitting, crawling, talking, self-feeding, standing, and walking. A special needs ... » Read More

Apply ABM Essentials

September 28, 2016 - Posted by Lara
Video By Lara Gillease Over the last 10 years working with special needs kids, this is a question parents ask most often: “How can I help my child learn to do new things?” And for those parents who are familiar ... » Read More