Interview with Steven Troyer of Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) of Washington

We had the opporutnity to interview Steven Troyer, Program Director for the Rising Star Autism Center at FEAT of Washington.  While Wynne Solutions serves families all over the world, we are located in the Pacific Northwest, and are eager to keep up with our colleagues in the area. Steven provides us with great information on FEAT of Washington, the state of ABA therapy in Washington State, and offers us some universal tips on choosing the best ABA provider for your family.  Please visit for more information about their programs.

Preparing to Visit the Doctor

For children with autism and other learning challenges, visiting the doctor can be a huge source of anxiety.  Likewise, parents can stress out for weeks prior to an upcoming doctor’s appointment, anticipating their child's potential outbursts and not wanting to subject their child to the related anxiety.  To help your family prepare for your next doctor's visit, here are 4 tips to help you and your child alleviate the stress:

1. Roleplay