NESS Behavior Consulting
Desirie Sykes, President and Founder of NESS Behavior Consulting and NESS Cares

As any parent of a child with special needs knows, maneuvering the public school system often means compromising on the quality of necessary services. School districts may not always provide the personalized care and consistency that will help special needs students achieve their academic and social goals. …

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In the early years of our lives, we were taught two valuable lessons from our parents, caregivers, and teachers.

  1. “Treat others the way that you want to be treated.”
  2. “It’s what’s on the inside that counts.”

We learned that our classmates, friends, and even our own siblings were not exactly

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Learning to drive can be a difficult task for any adult. From the frustration of other drivers and traffic, to the anxiety of predicting the moves of other vehicles, to the many streams of information that require constant attention, it’s no wonder that driving simply isn’t for everyone.

But for…

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Having Autism as an adult comes with a whole set stigmas and demonizing labels. Unfortunately, this can only get worse for Autistic adults who go on to have Autistic children.

Evidence seems to suggest that there is a hereditary component to Autism: because of this, people with ASD (Autism Spectrum…

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The Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) is a tool used in the assessment for ASD individuals. ADI-R is a diagnostic process, a set of rules, that when followed will distinguish autism from other developmental disorders. This tool focuses on 3 behavior characteristics: quality of social interaction, communication and language, and repetitive…

NESS Behavior Consulting

NESS was created to increase parents’ awareness of their essential roles in their child’s educational process and help educators meet the needs of all kids! 😎

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