Problem Behavior

stimming

How Can I Get My Child or Client with Autism to Stop Stimming?

Have you ever been to a lecture where the material is way too easy or completely over your head? If you get in these situations what do you do? I bet you might doodle, play with your hair, or scroll through your Facebook newsfeed on your phone. This is the equivalent of a child with autism engaging…


autism tantrums

Autism Tantrums: How to Resolve Problem Behaviors

I did a survey a few years ago and asked both autism parents and professionals about their #1 Autism ABA struggle and the top response was dealing with challenging behaviors. So in today's blog, I'm discussing how to deal with autism tantrums. I often get questions like this: What should I do if my…


Autism and Pain: Teaching Children to Indicate When They Are in Pain

My video blog last week was on ruling out medical issues before treating problem behaviors in children with autism. So please watch last week’s blog first before this video blog on autism and pain if you haven’t done so already. This week I’m going to answer a question I get often: “How do you…