Podcast

#020: Amy Lutz Interview: Severe Autism

#020: Amy Lutz Interview: Severe Autism Children and adults with severe autism have different needs than those with mild autism, as autism advocate Amy Lutz knows very well. Not only is Amy the mother of a 20-year-old son who has severe autism, but she’s also the…


#019: Advocating for Children with Autism: 5 Steps for Parents and Professionals

#019: Advocating for Children with Autism: 5 Steps for Parents and Professionals When it comes to our children and our clients, it’s our job to advocate for them and ensure that they’re able to lead their happiest, safest lives. When I began advocating for my own…


#018: Ashley Rose: Teaching Social Skill Groups

#018: Ashley Rose: Teaching Social Skill Groups Ashely Rose is the owner and director of Mission Cognition, a social skill development center in New Jersey that not only works with children with autism but also children with ADHD and speech delays. She’s also…


#017: Social Skills: When and How to Teach Social Skills

#017: Social Skills: When and How to Teach Social Skills Social skills are necessary to function in society. Children or adults with autism are no exception, and that is why we must teach these skills. However, teaching social skills isn’t as simple as it might…


#016: Matt Cicoria: BCBA Supervision & School Consultation

#016: Matt Cicoria: BCBA Supervision & School Consultation I like to interview other professionals and advocates so often because we don’t all share the same experiences; there is something that can be learned from each of my guests. My next guest,…


#015: Why is My Autism Approach Different and Better?

#015: Why is My Autism Approach Different and Better? My approach to autism has been carefully molded over my past two decades of work in the autism field; as a result, I now have what I believe is a very effective formula, to start turning autism around. In…


#014: Dr. Rick Kubina: Fluency and Precision Teaching

#014: Dr. Rick Kubina: Fluency and Precision Teaching It’s my great pleasure to interview my friend and former BCBA mentor, Dr. Rick Kubina, today! Dr. Kubina is an accomplished Board Certified Behavior Analyst, as well as a Professor of Special Education at Penn…


#013: Keeping Kids with Autism Safe

#013: Keeping Kids with Autism Safe There’s a major difference between raising a typical child and a child with autism, but if they have one thing in common it’s that they can quickly get themselves into an unsafe situation—especially when they’re young. That’s…


#012: Dr. Becca Tagg: Preventing Burn-out and Being Happy in the Autism World

#012: Dr. Becca Tagg: Preventing Burn-out and Being Happy in the Autism World Self-care is important no matter who you are, but if you’re a parent or a professional in the stressful world of autism, self-care becomes vital. Dr. Becca Tagg has experienced her own…


#011: How to Teach Conversational Skills to Children with Autism

#011: How to Teach Conversational Skills to Children with Autism I cannot over-emphasize the importance of verbal language skills. In this episode, I focus on how to teach your child conversational skills, why it’s so important, plus share strategies that I’ve…