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Boston Brother and Sister Battle Odds to Overcome Autism with Help from Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Date:5/19/2013

idn’t visit friends, didn’t invite people over, and couldn’t leave him with a babysitter. We felt powerless."

“In spite of this, we were doing ABA therapy with him with local providers, but initially we couldn’t get even half of the 40 hours per week that we knew the research-based, peer-reviewed studies demonstrated would produce the best outcomes for a kid like Torin. At that time, none of the local Massachusetts agencies that we tried worked from a curriculum specific for kids with autism, had an intensive formalized training program for staff, or would help us track his medical treatments for Crohn’s, autism and autoimmune issues and cross-reference the treatments with his progress or setbacks to help us understand what treatments were working. Then, we found CARD. The first weekend we started with CARD, I still remember being completely awed by how unique, caring and all-encompassing their approach was to Torin’s development and our involvement as a family. We had a means to get control of the autism; until that time, the autism was controlling us. I remember that my husband and I held back tears of relief one night because, after just a short time, it was so completely evident that this program, the people, and the training were game changers for our family. CARD gave us hope again.”

When Torin was three-and-a-half, the Phillips started a CARD 46-hour-per-week intensive treatment program for Torin and began working with three CARD-trained therapists. Their local school now uses Skills, the CARD curriculum, and uses CARD eLearning to train school aides. Torin is now in school and, through the CARD program, has learned 250 sight words. This past March, he began sounding out words for the first time on his own, and he now takes part in the regular education reading group in his class. While he still has limited language, he requests what he needs and states his preferences, writes his own name, and types and prints out other work on his i
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