ROCKVILLE, MD: (June 7, 2023) Behavioral Framework’s Chief Clinical Officer, Angela West, has contributed an insightful article titled “The Importance of Familial Relationships in Traversing the Autism Journey”; to the June Issue of Baltimore’s Child Magazine, Frederick’s Child Magazine, Washington FAMILY, and MetroKids. In this article, Angela emphasizes the crucial role of family, sibling, and parental/caregiver relationships in successfully traversing the challenges associated with an autism diagnosis and fostering stronger foundations throughout the journey.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect social communication and behaviors. As a parent of a child with ASD, adapting to the challenges is crucial, and Angela’s article provides valuable tips that can enhance familial relationships and support the growth and development of your child.
Drawing on her extensive experience of over 15 years in mental health and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Angela possesses a comprehensive understanding of programming and behavior management. She has a remarkable track record of establishing and expanding ABA programs in Maryland and Northern Virginia. Throughout her career, Angela has demonstrated unwavering dedication to ABA Therapy programs, offering compassionate care to families, while recognizing the unique challenges faced by children diagnosed with autism.