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Hope Matters

At NeurAbilities Healthcare, we believe that our patients matter. That is why we are dedicated to providing expert and personalized care which leads to improved outcomes and a healthier future. In the “Hope Matters” blog, our team of experts share educational insights related to medical, psychological, and behavioral concerns to support, guide, and provide hope to patients and their families.

The content included in this blog is for informational purposes and is not intended as a substitute for individualized medical or therapeutic consultation, diagnosis or treatment. Please contact your physician with specific questions or concerns related to your healthcare.

Brain Matters

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Mind Matters

Community Matters

10 Tips for Mental Health Awareness Month

10 Tips for Mental Health Awareness Month

By Lisa Alberts, DNP, APRN-BC, PMHNP-BC Psychiatric & Primary Care Nurse Practitioner May is Mental Health Awareness month and ...

Practical Strategies to Support Executive Functioning at Home

Practical Strategies to Support Executive Functioning at Home

The term “executive functioning” refers to the set of skills that helps us complete tasks efficiently (or execute functions!). These skills make goal-directed behavior possible! Executive functions are commonly thought of as the “CEO of our brain”. They allow us to plan and...

Autism: Navigating The Journey

Autism: Navigating The Journey

Autism is a spectrum disorder, presenting differently in each person and requiring an interdisciplinary approach to diagnosis and ...

Tantrum in the Grocery Store! What Can I Do?

Tantrum in the Grocery Store! What Can I Do?

By: Kaori Nepo, Ph.D., BCBA-D | Vice President, ABA Clinical Operation Parents often have to deal with challenging behaviors from ...

Moments That Matter #4

Moments That Matter #4

It’s the final Friday of Autism Acceptance Month. Thanks to our employees who shared their “moments that matter” in autism ...

Moments That Matter #3

Moments That Matter #3

It’s the third Friday of Autism Acceptance Month. Thanks to our employees who shared their “moments that matter” in autism ...

Apr 28 | Open House at Northeast Philadelphia Treatment Center

Apr 28 | Open House at Northeast Philadelphia Treatment Center

Come join us for an Open House at our new Northeast Philadelphia ABA Treatment Center! Thursday, April 28th from 12:00-4:00pm. Tour ...

Apr 28 | Autism: Navigating The Journey

Apr 28 | Autism: Navigating The Journey

Autism is a spectrum disorder, presenting differently in each person and requiring an interdisciplinary approach to diagnosis and ...

Autism and Some Differences Between Boys and Girls

Autism and Some Differences Between Boys and Girls

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Some Differences Between Boys and Girls By: Azlen Theobald, PsyD Neuropsychologist Children and ...

Newsletter Spring Edition 2022

Newsletter Spring Edition 2022

Can you believe it’s spring? People seem as if they are awakening from hibernation after a long winter. As the days now are getting ...

Moments That Matter #2

Moments That Matter #2

It’s the second Friday of Autism Acceptance Month. Thanks to our employees who shared their “moments that matter” in autism ...

Regional Autism Provider to Open 3 New Sites in Philly Area as Part of Ongoing Expansion

Regional Autism Provider to Open 3 New Sites in Philly Area as Part of Ongoing Expansion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Julie Walsh / 609-828-8981 Regional Autism Provider to Open 3 New Sites in Philly Area as Part of ...

Moments That Matter #1

Moments That Matter #1

It’s Autism Acceptance Month! In recognition of this special month, we asked members of our team about the moments that matter in ...

Art With A Heart: Sibling Support Group Summer 2022

Art With A Heart: Sibling Support Group Summer 2022

View Full Size Flyer >My son liked talking with his new friends and sharing feelings about his brother. He enjoyed the art ...

Chicken Nuggets Again?! When Your Child with Autism Refuses to Try New Foods

Chicken Nuggets Again?! When Your Child with Autism Refuses to Try New Foods

by Lauren Sivelle, MSEd, BCBA Lauren Sivelle is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst providing care and ABA treatment in our Freehold, ...

Apr 21 | Open House at Bucks County Hatboro Treatment Center

Apr 21 | Open House at Bucks County Hatboro Treatment Center

Come join us for an Open House at our new Bucks County - Hatboro ABA Treatment Center! Thursday, April 21st from 12:00-4:00pm. Tour ...

The Benefits of Family Therapy

The Benefits of Family Therapy

By Rachel Schwartz, Mobile Therapist, MFT, M.S.Ed., BCBA, LBS In 2005, an American writer named David Foster Wallace created a ...

The Benefits of a Neuropsychological Evaluation

The Benefits of a Neuropsychological Evaluation

This webinar presentation was hosted and recorded by the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome... Dr. Cristina Sperrazza will speak about ...

Open House at Freehold NJ Treatment Center

Open House at Freehold NJ Treatment Center

Come join us for our Open House at our Freehold Autism Treatment Center! Wednesday April 6th from 12:30-4:00pm. Tour our fun "beach" ...

Addressing the Silent Needs of Siblings of Children with an Autism Diagnosis

Addressing the Silent Needs of Siblings of Children with an Autism Diagnosis

By Alexandra Back, M.A., ATR-BC, LPC Director of Creative Arts Programs at NeurAbilities Healthcare While it is necessary for us ...

NeurAbilities Annual Report 2021

NeurAbilities Annual Report 2021

At NeurAbilities Heathcare, we remain dedicated to providing quality patient care while expanding access to services. We are proud to ...

Child Development Information and Resources

Child Development Information and Resources

Your free guide to: tracking your child’s developmental milestones, answers to frequently asked questions provided by expert doctors, ...

Medication Treatments: Making the Decision

Medication Treatments: Making the Decision

By Romaine Schubert, M.D., Pediatric Neurologist  If you are reading this, then most likely you are considering treating your child ...

New Autism Centers Opening in Hatboro and NE Philadelphia, PA

New Autism Centers Opening in Hatboro and NE Philadelphia, PA

​NeurAbilities Healthcare is now enrolling for ABA treatment services and Autism evaluations at our two new centers in Hatboro and ...

About Our Specialty Care Medical Home Model of Care from AAN Journal

About Our Specialty Care Medical Home Model of Care from AAN Journal

More than 15 years ago, Dr. Mark Mintz founded NeurAbilities Healthcare, implementing a unique “Specialty Care Medical Home” model to ...

Art With A Heart: Sibling Support Group Spring 2022

Art With A Heart: Sibling Support Group Spring 2022

View Full Size Flyer >My son liked talking with his new friends and sharing feelings about his brother. He enjoyed the art ...

A Positive Workplace Culture at NeurAbilities

A Positive Workplace Culture at NeurAbilities

Employees were recently asked about working at NeurAbilities Healthcare and based on responses were awarded FOUR Culture Badges by an ...

BHCOE Accreditation Awarded To NeurAbilities

BHCOE Accreditation Awarded To NeurAbilities

We are excited to announce that NeurAbilities Healthcare has proudly earned a 3-Year Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) ...

Frequently Asked Questions – Neurogenomics

Frequently Asked Questions – Neurogenomics

How do I know if we need genetic testing? Conditions that commonly are referred to genetics in a neurology setting include:● ...

20th Annual Autism Conference

20th Annual Autism Conference

"Embracing Change and Transformation" A VIRTUAL EVENT January 14, 2022, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST Kennedy Krieger ...

Is Co-Sleeping Becoming A Pain In Your Neck?

Is Co-Sleeping Becoming A Pain In Your Neck?

Presenter: Erin O'Brien, BCBA Board Certified Behavior Analyst, NeurAbilities Healthcare Many parents will (initially) find some ...

Whining, Crying and Screaming, Oh My!

Whining, Crying and Screaming, Oh My!

Many children quickly learn that whining, crying and screaming can be very effective in getting what they want. Unfortunately, this ...

Transitioning From ABA to School Services

Transitioning From ABA to School Services

Presenter: Erin O'Brien, BCBA Board Certified Behavior Analyst, NeurAbilities Healthcare When should a child transition from ABA ...

Staff Spotlight: Lauren Sivelle

Staff Spotlight: Lauren Sivelle

Lauren Sivelle is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with a master’s degree in General and Special Education. She is a valued ...

Hope Talks – What Does Epilepsy Have To Do With Autism?

Hope Talks – What Does Epilepsy Have To Do With Autism?

Presented by Mark Mintz, M.D., Chief Medical Officer Epilepsy can occur in up to 40% of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders ...

Holiday Tips to Reduce Stress for Children

Holiday Tips to Reduce Stress for Children

Holidays can be also be a time of anxiety, especially if a family member may have a neurodiversity coupled with challenging behaviors...

Community Newsletter Fall 2021

Community Newsletter Fall 2021

Compassion, Collaboration, Integrity, Excellence and Joy. These are the values we established at the inception of NeurAbilities ...

Art With A Heart: Sibling Support Group Winter 2022

Art With A Heart: Sibling Support Group Winter 2022

Inquiry FormFor Ages 7 to 11 Years Having a sibling with special needs presents unique challenges in a young person’s life. This ...

Questions Answered: Genetic Testing for Neurological Disorders

Questions Answered: Genetic Testing for Neurological Disorders

Your Questions Answered: Genetic Testing for Neurological Disorders Wednesday, November 17th | 5:00-6:00pm In recent years, genetic ...

Conference: Linking Information About Learning Disabilities

Conference: Linking Information About Learning Disabilities

October 15 & 16, 2021 LDA of New Jersey is partnering with LDA of Michigan for a two-day virtual conference for parents, ...

Top Physicians Suburban Life Magazine 2021

Top Physicians Suburban Life Magazine 2021

Congratulations to our medical doctors for being named Top Physicians in Suburban Life Magazine 2021 in the categories of neurology ...

What Does A Diagnosis Mean To Us?

What Does A Diagnosis Mean To Us?

As part of Child Neurology Foundation's "What A Diagnosis Means To Me" campaign, here's what some of our patients have to say. At ...

Art With A Heart: Sibling Support Group

Art With A Heart: Sibling Support Group

Inquiry FormFor Ages 7 to 11 Years Having a sibling with special needs presents unique challenges in a young person’s life. This ...

HOPE Talks for Parents

HOPE Talks for Parents

Spreading the Love: Dividing Time Among Siblings Thursday, September 30th, 2021 | 12:30 - 1:00pm | WEBINARWhen there are children with ...

Back-to-School: Managing Parent Anxiety

Back-to-School: Managing Parent Anxiety

1) Accept Uncertainty – No one, not even your doctor, can give you a guarantee that your child won’t contract COVID or be exposed to ...

Our Care Coordination Model

Our Care Coordination Model

Patients will feel truly valued and cared for with a collaborative team, working together to provide personalized evaluation, ...

Join Team Hope’s Heroes

Join Team Hope’s Heroes

Join NeurAbilities Healthcare in supporting individuals with autism by becoming a member of our walk team, Hope’s Heroes. Hope’s ...

Staff Spotlight: Michelle Humm

Staff Spotlight: Michelle Humm

Michelle Humm, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and formally trained pediatric neuropsychologist with over a decade of ...

Shaping Behavior 101

Shaping Behavior 101

Kaori Nepo, PhD, BCBA-D, Director of Behavior Services, provides two tips on how to help support your child throughout their ...

Staff Spotlight: Brianna Nelson

Staff Spotlight: Brianna Nelson

Brianna Nelson, M.S., BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst providing supervision and support to our behavior technicians in our ...

Staff Spotlight: Kristen Shemak

Staff Spotlight: Kristen Shemak

Kristen Shemak is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with a Master of Science in Education. She is a valued member of our ...

Community Newsletter June 2021

Community Newsletter June 2021

As life begins to resemble some form of normalcy, we are starting to get back to our normal daily routines. As a parent, I am excited ...

T Shirt Fundraiser to Help N.J. Adults with Autism

T Shirt Fundraiser to Help N.J. Adults with Autism

[picture caption] NeurAbilities Healthcare staff members show their “giant” donation to Autism New Jersey – and the special T-shirt ...

Virtual Open Art Studio For Pre-Teens Jul-Aug

Virtual Open Art Studio For Pre-Teens Jul-Aug

For Ages 11 to 13 Years Has your pre-teen struggled to find opportunities for socialization and peer connection this year? This group ...

Staff Spotlight: Azlen Theobald

Staff Spotlight: Azlen Theobald

Azlen Theobald, Psy.D. is a Clinical Psychologist and licensed neuropsychologist at NeurAbilities Healthcare. Her areas of expertise ...

New Summer Dates: Mini Music Makers

New Summer Dates: Mini Music Makers

NeurAbilities is offering a community music class, open to children of all abilities! Participants do not need to be a patient of ...

6 Ways To Support Your Child’s Development During COVID-19

6 Ways To Support Your Child’s Development During COVID-19

By Azlen Theobald, PsyD, Post-Doctoral Fellow in Neuropsychology 1. Engage with your kids Set limits on work and home time so it ...

Virtual Open Art Studio Group For Pre-Teens

Virtual Open Art Studio Group For Pre-Teens

For Ages 11 to 13 Years Has your pre-teen struggled to find opportunities for socialization and peer connection this year? This group ...

Supporting Teens In Self Isolation

Supporting Teens In Self Isolation

Contributed by Alexandra Back, ATR-BC, LPCDirector of Creative Arts Programs Supporting Teens in Self-Isolation Accepting ...

WDIY Lehigh Valley Radio Interview With Kathleen Stengel

WDIY Lehigh Valley Radio Interview With Kathleen Stengel

As April is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month...  John Pearce talks with Kathleen Stengel, CEO of NeurAbilities Healthcare who ...

New Program: Mini Music Makers

New Program: Mini Music Makers

NeurAbilities is offering a community music class, open to children of all abilities! Participants do not need to be a patient of ...

Staff Spotlight: Abigail Dalton

Staff Spotlight: Abigail Dalton

Abigail “Abby” Dalton is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 19 years of experience working with individuals with autism and ...

Highlighting Strengths and Diminishing Challenges for Children with ASD

Highlighting Strengths and Diminishing Challenges for Children with ASD

A Collaborative Approach in Caring for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders Thank you to Autism Speaks for co-hosting this Webinar ...

Strategies to Address Challenging Behaviors in Primary Care

Strategies to Address Challenging Behaviors in Primary Care

Thursday, March 25th - 12:00pm to 12:45pm The number of children diagnosed with challenging behaviors associated with ...

Podcast: Overlapping Opportunity Between Behavior Analysts & Psychologists

Podcast: Overlapping Opportunity Between Behavior Analysts & Psychologists

Episode Description: Between Behavior Analysts and Psychologists there’s an overlapping opportunity to help people with a ...

Community Newsletter March 2021

Community Newsletter March 2021

As I reflect on 2020, I realize that despite being socially distant, we all came closer together. This happened across the world. This ...

Allentown Open House April 7th

Allentown Open House April 7th

Webinar Panel With Autism Speaks

Webinar Panel With Autism Speaks

March 24th | WEBINAR| 5:00 to 6:00PM EST Join our panel of experts to learn how collaborative approaches that highlight the strengths ...

Cherry Hill Open House March 2nd

Cherry Hill Open House March 2nd

Autism and Genetics: How Your Child Might Benefit From Testing

Autism and Genetics: How Your Child Might Benefit From Testing

Printed courtesy of Autism Advocate Magazine... By Richard Boles, MD, Director of Neurogenomics at NeurAbilities HealthcareThis ...

Ask The Doc: Does My Child Have Developmental Delays?

Ask The Doc: Does My Child Have Developmental Delays?

Ask the Doctor: Amir Miodovnik, M.D., Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician, NeurAbilities Healthcare How do I know if my child has ...

What Is The ADOS-2?

What Is The ADOS-2?

At NeurAbilities Healthcare, we use several diagnostic tools when evaluating for Autism. One component of our evaluation includes the Autism Diagnostic Schedule – Second Edition, (ADOS-2), a well-validated diagnostic instrument...

The Temple Grandin Genome

The Temple Grandin Genome

Commentary by Richard G. Boles, M.D. The Temple Grandin Genome: Comprehensive Analysis in a Scientist with High-Functioning Autism As ...

Staff Spotlight: Christian Sawyer

Staff Spotlight: Christian Sawyer

Christian Sawyer, M.ED., BCBA, LBS, is a Board Certified and Licensed Behavior Analyst (BCBA) providing ABA assessment, therapy and ...

Electrostatic Disinfection to Combat COVID-19

Electrostatic Disinfection to Combat COVID-19

NeurAbilities CEO Kathleen Stengel uses an electrostatic sprayer to efficiently and effectively clean spaces in our King of Prussia ...

10 Commandments of De-escalation

10 Commandments of De-escalation

I Personal Space- Two arms-length from patient- Unobstructed path from room II Minimize Triggers- Stay calm- "Open" body language- ...

All About HD-EEG Technology

All About HD-EEG Technology

Contributed by Jeff Keating, Senior Scientist at NeurAbilities Healthcare HD-EEG stands for High Density Electroencephalogram. ...

Staff Spotlight: Alissa Conway

Staff Spotlight: Alissa Conway

Alissa Conway, PhD, BCBA-D, is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst providing ABA therapy and supervision at NeurAbilities in the King ...

5 Symptoms of Social Communication Deficits

5 Symptoms of Social Communication Deficits

Contributed by Michael Baniewicz, PsyDNeuropsychologist 5 Symptoms of Social Communication Deficits Avoids Eye ContactChild- refuses ...

20 Warning Signs for Developmental Dyslexia

20 Warning Signs for Developmental Dyslexia

By Michelle Humm, PhD, Pediatric Neuropsychologist Not recognizing that your child has developmental dyslexia could seriously ...

Staff Spotlight: Lisa Alberts

Staff Spotlight: Lisa Alberts

Dr. Lisa Alberts is a psychiatric nurse practitioner at NeurAbilities Healthcare and Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing and ...

Staff Spotlight: Erin O’Brien

Staff Spotlight: Erin O’Brien

Erin O’Brien, BCBA, is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst providing ABA therapy at the NeurAbilities clinic in Cherry Hill. Erin ...

Staff Spotlight: Kelly Perez

Staff Spotlight: Kelly Perez

Kelly Perez, BCBA, is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst providing ABA therapy, supervision, evaluations and assessments at ...

Staff Spotlight: Shawn Ryan

Staff Spotlight: Shawn Ryan

Shawn Ryan, M.Ed., BCBA, received his Masters in Special Education from Wilmington University in Delaware and his Certificate of ...

New Autism Center Opening in Cherry Hill, NJ

New Autism Center Opening in Cherry Hill, NJ

​NeurAbilities Healthcare is now enrolling for ABA treatment services and Autism evaluations in Cherry Hill, NJ. Our expert and ...

New Autism Treatment Center To Open In Cherry Hill In December

New Autism Treatment Center To Open In Cherry Hill In December

Thank you to Patch.com for publishing this article about NeurAbilities Healthcare! By Anthony Bellano, Patch Staff Verified Patch ...

Staff Spotlight: Kristin Taft

Staff Spotlight: Kristin Taft

Kristin Taft, BCBA, LABA, is a Board Certified and Licensed Behavior Analyst providing ABA therapy at NeurAbilities in our Freehold, ...

New Autism Center Opening in Freehold, NJ

New Autism Center Opening in Freehold, NJ

​NeurAbilities Healthcare is now enrolling for ABA treatment services and Autism evaluations in Freehold, NJ. Our expert and ...

Councilman Derek Green Visits NeurAbilities Bala Cynwyd Treatment Center

Councilman Derek Green Visits NeurAbilities Bala Cynwyd Treatment Center

We were honored to have a visit from Philadelphia Councilman Derek Green at our newly opened Bala Cynwyd treatment center on City ...

NeurAbilities Profiled by ROI-NJ.com

NeurAbilities Profiled by ROI-NJ.com

NeurAbilities has ‘help wanted’ sign out, as demand for its particular type of neurological health services is skyrocketing By Brett ...

Now Open in Bala Cynwyd, PA

Now Open in Bala Cynwyd, PA

This week we celebrate the official opening of our Bala Cynwyd Treatment Center at 225 City Line Avenue. While we can’t have a grand ...

Profile in Suburban Family Magazine

Profile in Suburban Family Magazine

Thank you to Suburban Family Magazine for publishing this profile of NeurAbilities Healthcare! Disclaimer: Some pictures taken prior ...

Staff Spotlight: Marsela Ismailanji

Staff Spotlight: Marsela Ismailanji

Marsela Ismailanji, is a Licensed Behavior Specialist providing ABA therapy at NeurAbilities Healthcare in the Bala Cynwyd clinic and ...

Top Physicians 2020 Awarded to NeurAbilities Staff

Top Physicians 2020 Awarded to NeurAbilities Staff

Congratulations to our physicians recognized as "Top Physicians 2020" by Suburban Life magazine. See the list below of recognized ...

Staff Spotlight: Adriana Neumann

Staff Spotlight: Adriana Neumann

Adriana Neumann, BCBA, LBS, M.Ed., is a Clinical Supervisor at NeurAbilities Healthcare, providing supervision, clinical consultation ...

Now Enrolling for New Bala Cynwyd Treatment Center

Now Enrolling for New Bala Cynwyd Treatment Center

NeurAbilities Healthcare is now enrolling for ABA treatment services and Autism evaluations in Bala Cynwyd, PA. Our expert team is ...

Staff Spotlight: Kelleen Corrigan

Staff Spotlight: Kelleen Corrigan

Kelleen Corrigan, MS, BCBA, is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, providing supervision and ABA therapy at NeurAbilities Healthcare ...

Teaching Mobile Device Leisure to Adults With Autism and Intellectual Disability

Teaching Mobile Device Leisure to Adults With Autism and Intellectual Disability

The use of mobile devices has become a major medium of leisure engagement for the general population. However, individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) experience disparities...

Philadelphia Autism Project Conference

Philadelphia Autism Project Conference

A Spectrum of Community Voices Virtual Sessions Held Every Day. We are exploring evening and weekend sessions too! Free ...

“Study Buddies” Learning Zones

“Study Buddies” Learning Zones

Complete schoolwork in a supportive, COVID-safe environment with guidance from expert "Learning Leaders"...

Promoting Self-Management 101

Promoting Self-Management 101

Given the uncertain situations brought to us with COVID, teaching children how to become more responsible and independent has...

Sending Neurodiverse Children Back to School

Sending Neurodiverse Children Back to School

Visit the school and classroom before the term begins to prepare your child for a new environment. Walk the halls, practice using lockers or cubbies...

Back-to-School: Managing Parent Anxiety

Back-to-School: Managing Parent Anxiety

The information on children and the Coronavirus has been evolving since March. School stress for parents comes down to one big ...

How To Create A Successful Remote Learning Space

How To Create A Successful Remote Learning Space

By Alexandra Back, ATR-BC, LPC - Director, Creative Arts Therapies | Art Therapist | Licensed Professional Counselor Find a space ...

Video Modeling: Video Prompting & Using Self as a Model

Video Modeling: Video Prompting & Using Self as a Model

Courtesy of:Kathleen Stengel, BCBA,LBACEO of NeurAbilities Kaori Nepo, PhD, BCBA-DDirector of Behavior Services PA Region At ...

Improving Social Outcomes for Children with Autism

Improving Social Outcomes for Children with Autism

Thank you to the India Autism Center for hosting this webinar... Presenter: Azlen Theobald, Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Fellow, ...

The Benefits of Genetic Testing for Treating Autism

The Benefits of Genetic Testing for Treating Autism

Thank you to the India Autism Center for hosting this webinar... Presenter: Richard Boles, MD, Director of Neurogenomics at ...

Podcast: Kathleen Stengel on Behavioral Health Today

Podcast: Kathleen Stengel on Behavioral Health Today

EPISODE #17: Behavior Analysis with NeurAbilities CEO Kathleen Stengel Episode Description: In this episode of BHT, Kathleen Stengel, ...

Selecting and Reinforcing Appropriate Alternate Behaviors

Selecting and Reinforcing Appropriate Alternate Behaviors

Thank you to the India Autism Center for hosting this webinar... Presenters: Kathleen Stengel, BCBA, CEO of NeurAbilities ...

Impact of Social Isolation on Children with Autism slides

Impact of Social Isolation on Children with Autism slides

Thank you to the India Autism Center for hosting this webinar. We are unable to share this video recording, but you may view the slide ...

Staff Spotlight: Jillian Sheehan, MS, BCBA

Staff Spotlight: Jillian Sheehan, MS, BCBA

Jillian Sheehan is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst serving as the Practice Administrator for behavior services in our PA Autism ...

Video Modeling and Other Strategies for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Video Modeling and Other Strategies for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Thank you to the India Autism Center for hosting this webinar... Presenters: Kathleen Stengel, BCBA, CEO of NeurAbilities ...

Now In Network With Magellan Behavioral Health of PA

Now In Network With Magellan Behavioral Health of PA

NeurAbilities Healthcare is now in-network with Magellan Behavioral Health of PA! Pennsylvania families enrolled in Medicaid through ...

Parent Burnout in the Face of COVID-19

Parent Burnout in the Face of COVID-19

Host:NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome (NJCTS) Wednesday Webinar SeriesJoin us for a webinar on Jun 17, 2020 at 7:30 PM EDT Webinar ...

Virtual Social Skills Program Summer-Fall 2020

Virtual Social Skills Program Summer-Fall 2020

For Ages 14 to 17 Years Learn how to build and maintain relationships, both real and virtual, through these Virtual Social Skills ...

Dysregulated and Dysexecutive: Supporting Students w/ Autism-ADHD-Executive Dysfunction

Dysregulated and Dysexecutive: Supporting Students w/ Autism-ADHD-Executive Dysfunction

Thank you to the India Autism Center for co-hosting this webinar and to Hilary Murphy, PhD, Neuropsychologist for ...

A Safety Promise from Mark Mintz, MD | Chief Medical Officer

A Safety Promise from Mark Mintz, MD | Chief Medical Officer

Hear from Mark Mintz, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Founder of NeurAbilities Healthcare on how we are going about reopening our ...

Supporting Traumatic Stress Resiliency in Children

Supporting Traumatic Stress Resiliency in Children

Recent world events have forced us all to become more collectively aware of what trauma means and the impact it can have on our mental ...

Music Therapy In-Person Groups

Music Therapy In-Person Groups

For Ages 6-8 and 9-11 Years Why Music Therapy: Music Therapy offers an opportunity to connect socially with peers in a fun, safe ...

Virtual Open Art Studio Group For Teens

Virtual Open Art Studio Group For Teens

For Ages 15 to 18 Years Has your teen been struggling to find opportunities for socialization and peer connection during the recent ...

Make Your Voice Heard To Extend Telehealth Coverage

Make Your Voice Heard To Extend Telehealth Coverage

Many insurance companies have informed medical practices that telehealth visits will not be covered after June 30th. Special-needs ...

ABA Autism Services Expanding to Additional Counties in Pennsylvania

ABA Autism Services Expanding to Additional Counties in Pennsylvania

ABA therapy home-based services are now available in three additional Pennsylvania Counties: Philadelphia, Northampton, and Lehigh. These services are provided with strict COVID-19 safety protocols...

Autism Specialty Care Education Series

Autism Specialty Care Education Series

The India Autism Center and NeurAbilities Healthcare have partnered, across continents, to create a FREE webinar series focused on a ...

Parent Burnout in the Face of COVID-19

Parent Burnout in the Face of COVID-19

Host:NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome (NJCTS) Wednesday Webinar SeriesJoin us for a webinar on Jun 17, 2020 at 7:30 PM EDT Webinar ...

Child Development Information and Resources

Child Development Information and Resources

Your free guide to: tracking your child’s developmental milestones, answers to frequently asked questions provided by expert doctors, ...

How To Avoid Arguments With Your Children

How To Avoid Arguments With Your Children

Having trouble getting your child to follow directions? Azlen Theobald, PsyD, Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Fellow at NeurAbilities, ...

Virtual Social Skills Program

Virtual Social Skills Program

For Ages 11 to 14 Years Learn how to build and maintain relationships, both real and virtual, through these Virtual Social Skills ...

The Benefits of Genetic Testing for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Benefits of Genetic Testing for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Thank you to the Family Resource Network for hosting this webinar... https://www.familyresourcenetwork.org/ Presented by Richard ...

Keeping Your Sparkle During a Pandemic: Exploring Positive Strategies to Cope with New Stressors

Keeping Your Sparkle During a Pandemic: Exploring Positive Strategies to Cope with New Stressors

Thank you to the Family Resource Network for hosting this webinar... https://www.familyresourcenetwork.org/ Presented by Sara M. ...

COVID-19: Our Medical-Behavioral Model of Safe Care

COVID-19: Our Medical-Behavioral Model of Safe Care

As an interdisciplinary team of healthcare providers, we are fortunate to have in-house experts to monitor and interpret CDC protocols, establish prevention strategies and implement behavior change programs that are essential to providing in-office patient care. 

Improving Social Outcomes for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Improving Social Outcomes for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Presented by Azlen Theobald, Psy.D. An estimated 5% to 10% of the population are affected by neurodevelopmental disorders. Children ...

CBT Counseling for COVID Stress

CBT Counseling for COVID Stress

Dr. Sara Shane (commonly known as “Dr. Sparkles”) is providing a Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) program designed especially for COVID-19 related anxiety, stress, and depression. These sessions are helpful for teens, parents, college students, athletes, and individuals over the age of 7 years who need support...

Our COVID-19 Safety Promise

Our COVID-19 Safety Promise

Kathleen Stengel, NeurAbilities CEO, explains our commitment to providing expert evaluation and treatment services during this challenging time. Patients seen in person will find comfort in our preparedness and commitment to safety...

Kid Konnections Video Series

Kid Konnections Video Series

Free interactive daily videos on our Facebook page for kids at home ages 6mo-5yr: "Morning Moves" "Toddler Talk" "Art With Heart" "Let's Dance"...

COVID-19 and Positive Life Lessons for Kids

COVID-19 and Positive Life Lessons for Kids

By Azlen Theobald, PsyD, Post-Doctoral Fellow in Neuropsychology Uncertain times have meant increased anxiety and even evidence of ...

How To Keep Your Sparkle During a Dull Pandemic

How To Keep Your Sparkle During a Dull Pandemic

Exploring Positive Strategies to Cope with New Stressors The lives of children and adults were changed in an unexpected way as the ...

A Road Map To Calm

A Road Map To Calm

Four tips to achieving calm in these anxious corona times. #1 - Validate Your Feelings - Acknowledge the situation and how you feel about it. Remember, you have the right...

Be A Homework Hero – Executive Functioning

Be A Homework Hero – Executive Functioning

By Hilary Murphy, PhD NeurAbilities Neuropsychologist MAKE A LIST Make a list of assignments and due dates. If a subject has no ...

Impact of Social Isolation on Children with Autism

Impact of Social Isolation on Children with Autism

COVID19 has made social isolation a feature of everyday life. While this has certainly contributed to flattening of the curve, it has ...

Learning and Activity Resources for Children at Home

Learning and Activity Resources for Children at Home

Virtual field trips and learning experiences help improve distance learning in the home during the time of COVID. Check out these amazing resources...

Positive Behavior Changes At Home

Positive Behavior Changes At Home

Have you just become a teacher overnight? Are you struggling to maintain behavior and motivation while they’re at home? Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered!

Coping With Anxiety: 5-4-3-2-1 Technique

Coping With Anxiety: 5-4-3-2-1 Technique

By: Azlen Theobald, Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Fellow FEELING ANXIOUS AT HOME WHILE SHELTERING IN PLACE? Anxiety is something most ...

The Benefits of Genetic Testing for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Benefits of Genetic Testing for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Have you ever wondered if there is an underlying cause related to your child’s autism spectrum disorder? Or, are you curious to know ...

Open House Postponed Due to Safety Concerns

Open House Postponed Due to Safety Concerns

In consideration of the safety and wellbeing of our community, staff and patients we serve, we have decided to postpone our King of ...

CEO Kathleen Stengel Featured Interview with Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

CEO Kathleen Stengel Featured Interview with Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Our CEO Kathleen Stengel, MS, BCBA, LBA, was recently interviewed by the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia on the topic ...

New Autism Treatment Center Opening March 2nd!

New Autism Treatment Center Opening March 2nd!

NeurAbilities is proud to announce the opening of an 8,800-square-foot dedicated treatment facility for children with autism and other ...

Success Stories: Wilson Family

Success Stories: Wilson Family

Sandy and Tony Wilson have worked in the fields of special services and education, respectively, for their entire careers. They didn't ...

Atlantic County Special Education Parent Leadership Roundtable

Atlantic County Special Education Parent Leadership Roundtable

Come to the table and meet with parents, advocates, school professionals, and community members! This roundtable meeting ...

Helping Young Adults Take Charge of Their Healthcare

Helping Young Adults Take Charge of Their Healthcare

Understanding your healthcare needs and how to talk to your physician about them, is an important independent living skill that can be ...

Mt Laurel Special Needs Resource Fair

Mt Laurel Special Needs Resource Fair

The Special Education Parent Advisory Committee and Mount Laurel Special Services have teamed up to host a “Special Needs Resource ...

Staff Spotlight: Michael Baniewicz, PsyD

Staff Spotlight: Michael Baniewicz, PsyD

Michael Baniewicz, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and formally trained neuropsychologist with a specialization in ...

Improving Social Outcomes for Children with Tourette’s and…

Improving Social Outcomes for Children with Tourette’s and…

Improving Social Outcomes for Children with Tourette Syndrome and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders February 12, 2020 | 7:30 – 8:30 ...

Don’t Give Up On Your New Year’s Resolutions!

Don’t Give Up On Your New Year’s Resolutions!

It’s that time of year again when many of us make New Year’s resolutions. While we all start out with good intentions, these New ...

Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Schwartz, BCBA

Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Schwartz, BCBA

Jennifer Schwartz, BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, providing supervision and ABA therapy at NeurAbilities Healthcare’s ...

New Autism Treatment Center Update #1

New Autism Treatment Center Update #1

While we put the finishing touches on our new 8,800 square foot state-of-the-art facility, we will be sharing weekly updates to keep ...

Staff Spotlight: Victoria Perko, BCBA

Staff Spotlight: Victoria Perko, BCBA

Victoria Perko, BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst providing staff supervision and ABA therapy to children at NeurAbilities ...

Staff Spotlight: Kaori Nepo, BCBA-D

Staff Spotlight: Kaori Nepo, BCBA-D

Kaori Nepo, BCBA-D, is the Director of Behavior Services in Pennsylvania. Dr. Nepo manages all in-home, in-clinic, and community ...

Expanding and Rebranding

Expanding and Rebranding

We are expanding and rebranding ! Voorhees-based CNNH NeuroHealth is changing its name to NeurAbilities Healthcare, to better reflect ...

Success Stories: Bobbi

Success Stories: Bobbi

Bobbi was told she would never be able to drive a car, attend college, hold a full time job and, certainly, never have a family of her ...

Success Stories: Adams

Success Stories: Adams

Hear about how coming to NeurAbilities helped brothers Stanley and Stephon manage their challenging behaviors at home and at ...

Success Stories: Karen

Success Stories: Karen

Karen, a mother of a son with autism, describes her long, frustrating and confusing journey trying to find answers for her child’s ...

Executive Functioning Skills Fact Sheet

Executive Functioning Skills Fact Sheet

In this quick fact sheet, NeurAbilities Neuropsychologist Hilary Murphy, PhD explains what executive functioning is, different ...

Jan 3rd: Sensory-Friendly Event

Jan 3rd: Sensory-Friendly Event

Brandywine Museum Event Individuals on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing disorder and their families are invited for ...

Success Stories: Sara

Success Stories: Sara

Sara’s son has a rare genetic defect that was discovered at NeurAbilities through genetic testing. This allowed them to receive a ...

Success Stories: Teresa

Success Stories: Teresa

Teresa’s son was having significant behavioral issues at preschool to the point that she went through 3 different preschools in 3 ...

Success Stories: Evan

Success Stories: Evan

When Evan’s son, Christopher, was born with multiple health issues, she felt that something wasn’t quite right. While he was ...

Success Stories: George

Success Stories: George

When George started having seizures – daily – at age 11, his mother knew she needed specialized medical care to address his issues. ...

Success Stories: Maryanne

Success Stories: Maryanne

With two children on the autism spectrum, Maryanne shares how hectic life was before she found NeurAbilities. Maryanne and her ...

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