ROCKVILLE, MD (December 14, 2023) – Behavioral Framework is proud to announce that our Chief Clinical Officer, Angela West, is featured in the December issues of Baltimore’s Child Magazine, Frederick’s Child Magazine, and Washington FAMILY. Her article, "Autism & Reducing Holiday Stress," provides invaluable guidance to parents and caregivers on creating inclusive holiday events for children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). During a time when sensory sensitivities can make the festive season challenging, Angela's insights offer strategies for inclusion and understanding, ensuring that all family members can participate joyfully.
ASD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can impact social communication and behavior. Angela's piece sheds light on adapting holiday traditions to meet these challenges, offering tips that can strengthen familial bonds and support the developmental journey of children with ASD.
With over 15 years of experience in mental health and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Angela's expertise in program development and behavior management has made a profound impact on ABA therapy programs in Maryland and Northern Virginia.