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Closing due to Inclement Weather

Ability Builders & Associates follows the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District with regard to closing our office due to inclement weather. If the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District is closed the our office is closed too. If the district cancels “all afternoon activities” then Social Skills Sessions…

We Have Moved our Office!

We have relocated our office down Route 32 a bit closer to Woodbury Commons!  Our address is 375 Route 32, Central Valley.  We are across the street from the Woodbury Ambulance and Police Department. Our office entrance is around the back of the building.  You…

13 Tips to Support Your Socially Worried Child

13 Tips to Support Your Socially Worried Child “Probably the worst thing to do is to say, ‘Don’t be shy. Don’t be quiet.’ This is not about trying to change the child’s temperament. It’s about respecting and honoring temperament and variation, and helping children navigate the…

Facts About ASD-Autism Spectrum Disorders

Click the link below to read about ASD  from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention:   Facts About ASD-Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum: Are You On It?

Autism Spectrum: Are You On It? If so, you’re in good company. From Asperger’s to “Asperger’s,” how the spectrum became quite so all-inclusive. By Benjamin Wallace Published May 12, 2014 Illustration by Gluekit. (Photo: Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty Images (Obama); Krasilnikov Stanislav/Itar-Tass Photo/Corbis (Zuckerberg);…

What is Applied Behavior Analysis? (ABA)- Rethink Autism

Applied Behavior Analysis What is ABA? Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a science in which procedures are systematically applied to improve socially significant behavior to a meaningful degree. An ABA program is a systematic teaching approach that involves breaking skills down into small, easy-to-learn steps.…

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