The Important Senses of the Sensory System

What is vestibular sensory system? The vestibular system accesses sensory information about the body’s motion, equilibrium, and its awareness of spatial orientation.  It tells the body about any change in position, direction, or head movement. This exists in the semicircular canals located in the inner ear.  When a child is unable to register this type…

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Special Needs Holiday Dance

The city of Lake Forest will be hosting a FREE special needs holiday dance at City Hall on Saturday, December 17. The dance will be from 7pm-9pm. Start thinking about your favorite holiday shirt or sweater because a special prize will be awarded to the person with the most creative holiday outfit! This is an…

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Autism Speaks Orange County Walk

Come join Autism Behavior Services, Inc. by participating in the Autism Speaks Orange County Walk this Sunday, December 4th, 2016. The event is being held from 10am-1pm at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Registration begins at 9am and the walk begins at 10:30am. The walk will be about 3.1 miles and is open to walkers,…

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FREE WORKSHOP

Autism Behavior Services, Inc. in conjunction with the city of Lake Forest is offering a FREE workshop to introduce their occupational therapy groups. These groups address sensory based needs, executive functioning, and life skills for individuals of all ages.  Led by a Licensed Occupational Therapist, the FREE workshop will be held on Wednesday, October 26, beginning…

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Valentine’s Day Parents Night Out

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting the second annual Valentine’s Parents Night Out! This years event will take place on February 22nd 5pm through 9pm. Drop off your little ones at the Santa Ana office or the Lake Forest office and we will take care of the rest. Limited space is…

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The Enigma of Autism

In the years since I began my work with individuals affected by autism the prevalence rates have sky rocketed from 5 in 10,000 children to now 1 in 88 children. Currently 1 out of 54 boys and 1 out of 252 girls is suspected of being on the autism spectrum in the United States. The…

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A Smooth Start to the School Year

Many families feel a mix of excitement and apprehension as the new school year approaches. While this means new opportunities to grow, it also means adjusting to a new teacher, and sometimes a new school. Here are four steps experts suggest to start the school year off right. 1. Know the campus. Drive or walk…

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Tutto Fresco Fundraiser

We are excited to announce that we are doing a fundraiser with Tutto Fresco! If you come to one of their locations and bring the flyer, 25% of your order will be donated to Autism Speaks. Locations for Tutto Fresco are: 1808 N. Tustin Ave Santa Ana, CA 92705 30642 Santa Margarita Pkwy Rancho Santa…

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