Romeo's mother vividly recalls the moment she learned of her son's diagnosis. Recognizing that he wasn't displaying typical developmental milestones such as calling her "Mom," making eye contact, or responding to his name, the uncertainty of what the future might hold were emotions any parent could relate to. In the face of these challenges, she sought Rome the help he needed to thrive. That's where Romeo's journey with ABA Therapy at Centria began.
The Turning Point: ABA Therapy
The introduction of ABA therapy into Romeo's life marks a turning point for Romeo. This therapy, designed to teach and reinforce positive behaviors, provides a framework for children with autism to learn, grow, and develop critical life skills. For Romeo, within just 30 days of starting ABA therapy, he was able to form words, and within two months, he said the word "Mom" for the first time.
Hope, Progress, and A Bright Future
Romeo's mom has gained newfound h ope with all of Romeo's progress. As a parent of a child with autism, she acknowledges the common fear of their child being left behind. But with ABA therapy's help, Romeo is rapidly bridging developmental gaps, and has empowered Romeo to learn in a way that suits his unique learning style, ensuring he will be prepared when he enters the school environment.