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conversational kids with autism

Almost Conversational Kids: ABA for Intermediate Learners

#054: Almost Conversational Kids: ABA for Intermediate Learners There’s a lot of confusion about how to help “high functioning” or almost conversational kids with autism with their language skills. People ask if kids are too high functioning for ABA.…


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Dr. Mark Sundberg - Using VB-MAPP to Assess and Teach Language

#053: Dr. Mark Sundberg – Using VB-MAPP to Assess and Teach Language The interview I have planned for you today is incredibly important to me; the interviewee is Dr. Mark Sundberg. If you’ve been listening to the podcast for a while now then…


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Top 10 Autism Resources and Episodes from the Turn Autism Around Podcast

#052: Top 10 Autism Resources and Episodes from the Turn Autism Around Podcast As 2019 comes to a close, today I’m going to reflect on my top ten favorite episodes from my autism podcast. These are the episodes that I refer people to on a regular…


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Developmental Regression: Child with Autism is Making No Progress!

#051: Developmental Regression: Child with Autism is Making No Progress! As a behavior analyst of nearly two decades and a mother to a son with autism, I know firsthand what sort of problems tend to make parents and professionals feel stuck on their…


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Autism Support Groups & Encouragement: Interview with Julie Hornok

#050: Autism Support Groups & Encouragement: Interview with Julie Hornok Whether you are an autism professional or a parent to a child with autism, one thing is for certain: some days, life is hard. It’s very easy to build walls and forget to let…


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ABA Training Issues & Kristen's Journey to a PhD in Applied Behavior Analysis

#049: ABA Training Issues & Kristen’s Journey to a PhD in Applied Behavior Analysis I have worked in the autism field for nearly two decades, and everyday I’m amazed to learn something new. My interviewee for this episode, Kristen Colyer,…


autism and picky eating

Autism and Picky Eating: 7 Tips to Solve Feeding Problems

#048: Autism and Picky Eating: 7 Tips to Solve Feeding Problems In the previous episode, I interviewed parent coach Len Arcuri. Len brought up a lot of very important topics, and I want to discuss one of them more in-depth today: autism and picky…


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Dietary Intervention for Autism, Mindset & Parenting: Interview with Autism Dad Len Arcuri

#047: Dietary Intervention for Autism, Mindset & Parenting: Interview with Autism Dad Len Arcuri Since the beginning of this podcast, I have interviewed a lot of professionals, and a lot of parents. This time I’m interviewing autism dad, Len…


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Self-Injurious Behavior & Aggression in Autism with Dr. Timothy Vollmer

#046: Self-Injurious Behavior & Aggression in Autism with Dr. Timothy Vollmer As you may recall, in the previous episode I mentioned that I would be interviewing Dr. Timothy Vollmer about self-injurious behavior, aggression, and automatic…


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Problem Behaviors Related to Pain and the Four Functions of Behavior

#045: Problem Behaviors Related to Pain and the Four Functions of Behavior Many of our children or clients with autism may have severe problem behaviors related to pain and medical issues.  Even if children are vocal, they may not be able to…