• Published On: June 17, 2024

    There are many ‘firsts’ celebrated during your baby’s first years of life. Their first giggle, their first steps, and so many other special moments. These moments are also referred to as developmental milestones. You may have heard this term from your pediatrician, but why are they so important? The first 5 years of a [...]

  • Published On: August 11, 2023

    What is Autism? Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a developmental disorder that affects communication, social interaction, and behavior. We'll discuss the early signs of autism and more but first some data. The latest research from the CDC shows that in 2023, 1 in 36 children are diagnosed with autism. In 2020 studies found [...]

  • Published On: August 10, 2023

    Get ready to meet the newest addition to our InBloom family – Dr. Jaqui Otto! With nearly two decades of experience in evaluating children and young adults, Dr. Otto joins our team with a wealth of knowledge. We consider ourselves truly fortunate to have her expertise at the ready for the families we serve. [...]

  • Published On: March 31, 2023

    To paraphrase an ancient Eastern proverb: “All individuals, in many respects, are like no other individuals, like some other individuals, and like all other individuals.” Diversity often refers to a wide spectrum of social and ethnic backgrounds that describes various aspects of how people see themselves and are seen by others. Neurodiversity is perhaps the [...]

  • Published On: February 7, 2022

    Talking directly about your kiddo’s autism diagnosis ensures your child is learning from the most significant people in their life.

  • Published On: November 11, 2021

    Like most of us, you probably did not plan or prepare for your child's autism diagnosis. You may have decided to seek an autism spectrum disorder evaluation for your child because you knew that they were struggling in fundamental ways. Maybe a family member has shared a concern about your child's development. However, perhaps [...]

  • Published On: November 3, 2021

    Labels have a few benefits; they are ways to describe people efficiently and they allow us to communicate with people by sharing our conceptual knowledge. However, labels often can stick on people and even “positive” labels can be harmful over time. "It is best to view individuals with autism spectrum disorder in [...]

  • Published On: June 22, 2021

    Human behavior is dynamic; we are always moving, posturing, and changing facial expressions. While engaging in constant movement we…

  • Published On: June 18, 2021

    A breakdown of how big an impact nonverbal communication can make.

  • Published On: June 14, 2021

    Dear Travelers, Welcome aboard. You are at the beginning of a lifelong journey. You may feel worried about taking your first steps, but just know that your path is wide and you won’t fall off. You may see part of the road ahead and may feel exhausted before you even start. Your journey may take [...]