Video Blog

Can a Child with Autism Learn to Cross the Street?

Today, I'm going to talk about whether it's possible to teach a child with autism to cross the street.

How to Make Sure Your Child or Client with Autism is Happy

In the autism field, I don't think we talk about happiness near enough. So, today, I'm going to dive in and discuss how to ensure our children and clients with autism are happy.

How to Be the Best Parent You Can Be to a Child with Autism

Are you worried you're not being the best parent you can be to your child with autism? Today I'm giving some advice on parenting kids with and without special needs that I learned from being in the autism world for two decades.

How to tell if the autism school or program is right for your child or client

Today I'm going to give you some advice on how to tell if an autism school or program is right for your child or client.

Held back or kicked out of daycare or preschool?

You might be worried because your child was recently held back or kicked out of preschool or daycare. Or maybe you're just concerned that it might happen, if things continue the way they are.

Pairing: The Key to Turning Things Around for Kids with Autism

Whenever a child has problem behaviors it is most likely due to the demands being too high or reinforcement being too low. Any problem behavior can be analyzed in the same way. If we have a child who is falling to the ground and crying, we can look at that and we could say, "Okay, the demands are…

How to Spread Any (Autism or Non-Autism) Message Online

People often ask me how I got into the online marketing field, and how they can spread their message better. So, today I'm going to answer that question.

What language should you teach to young children with autism in bilingual families?

Many of you have seen my videos of Chino, who I started working with in 2010, when he was just 20-21 months old. He made amazing progress and he is now in early elementary school with little support and he is fully conversational. In fact, he's bilingual in Spanish and English, as this is what his…

Should parents be in the therapy room or waiting room?

When Lucas was two-years-old, before his diagnosis of autism, we took him to speech therapy sessions weekly at our local hospital and the speech therapist that worked with him was great. She really taught me a lot. I was allowed and encouraged to be in the therapy room. They also had an option to…

Can You Really Learn from Podcasts?

This week's blog is going to be a little different. I usually discuss an autism topic and give ABA techniques and strategies or suggestions for both parents and professionals to help children with autism in some way. But this week, I'm going to talk about my recent habit of listening to podcasts to…