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Jacki Mayowski, new Co-Owner of Creating Brighter Futures

Exciting News! Creating Brighter Futures has a new Co-Owner! To Families & Friends of Creating Brighter Futures, We are excited to announce that Jacki Mayowski is now a Co-Owner of Creating Brighter Futures! Jacki has made an enormous impact on the clients, the employees, and the company as a whole in the short time that […]

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Lines

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For many years we have documented the sweet little treasures lined up in perfect rows around the center. We have found them to be interesting, funny and sometimes dumbfounding as the intricacies are amazing! We’d like to encourage you to see the thought-provoking things your kids create. Try and view things from their perspective. Ask […]

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HELP! My Child Doesn’t Sleep.

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If you are like 80% of families that have a child with autism, you are experiencing sleep problems at home. While we can’t speak to the possible medical side of these issues, we can help with the behavioral side. Below is a template of common sleep protocol we would have a family begin when sleep […]

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Staff Spotlight: Getting to know Shelby Olvera.

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We are so fortunate, here at Creating Brighter Futures, to have an extraordinarily gifted staff. They come to work and put in 100% everyday! Constructing creative ideas, reading tricky situations and following strict guidelines and protocols are just some of the traits needed moment to moment at the center. Among our treasures is Miss Shelby […]

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Five Boredom Busters for Kids on the Spectrum

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Well, it’s official…CABIN FEVER! These long winter months are wearing on everyone. As parents, our bag of tricks is running low. Let us give you five cheap and easy ways to help keep the kiddos busy during the last stretch of winter. Hang in there Mom and Dad, outside time is right around the corner! […]

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Thinking about the future

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We are very excited to have Peter Clark coming back to speak to parents about some essential future planning goals. Peter is an attorney and Principal Shareholder for Ferguson, Widmayer and Clark and has done some great parent Q&A’s for our parents in the past. We are very excited he has agreed to come speak […]

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Five Games Every Home Should Have!

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We are game experts around here! Games are a great way interact one on one, with friends or with the whole family. Techs use games daily at Creating Brighter Futures. We change the rules to fit our goals and we use the materials from games to facilitate communication. Here is a small list of five […]

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Ann Arbor Family Press Feature!

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Our very own Speech and Language Pathologist, Rachel Bechard has been featured in the Ann Arbor Family Press Magazine! We are so proud to partner with Rachel to bring a comprehensive therapy experience to our families. https://annarborfamily.com/guides/head-of-the-class-top-area-educators/

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New Day, New Year!

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Happy 2019 from CBF! WOW, it sure seems strange writing that date. Time sure keeps marching along. Busy schedules, therapies, kiddos, families, homes, jobs…they all need time. Autism parents are especially stretched. Our kiddos need a different kind of time from us than a typical kiddo. Don’t be afraid to regroup and reassess how you […]

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Passing the Torch

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