Getting ABA/VB Services Started in Your Child’s School

Getting ABA/VB Services Started in Your Child’s School

There are lots of ways to try to educate school staff on the principles of ABA/Verbal Behavior and get this type of programming in place within educational settings. Bringing in a knowledgeable speaker on the topic of ABA/VB is probably the most common way to begin. This can often “jump-start”…

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The Big Three Skills for Individuals with Autism

I’ve been consulting with children and a few adults with autism for seven years now and I had a revelation about two years ago soon after I published my book. I now believe that there are three main skills every child and adult with autism needs to be successful. These skills, I believe, are the…

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Programming for Happiness in Clients with Autism

Programming for Happiness in Clients with Autism

Several years ago, I attended a Keynote presentation where Dennis Reid, PhD, BCBA spoke about the importance of programming for (and measuring) happiness in clients with autism. During one of the activities, the participants spent 3 minutes writing down every choice we made that morning prior to…

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How Positive Are You?

How Positive Are You?

I have been doing a Keynote presentation for the past several years called “Lessons Learned on my Autism Journey.” One of the lessons, which I’ve discussed a few times in the past month, is perhaps the most important general lesson. The best part of this lesson is that you will most likely benefit…

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