Posts by joshyoung

Verbal Behavior Training

Verbal behavior introduction and training materials.

Welcome to my training tips and tools for introducing the verbal operants. In this blog post you will find a description of the operants mand, tact, echoic, intraverbal. At the bottom of the post, you will find a video that you can use with staff to “test” their understanding of these operants in a super…

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Speech Therapy and Applied Behavior Analysis Webinar

If you are new here, welcome! Let me introduce myself. My name is Rosemarie Griffin. I am a speech language pathologist and a board certified behavior analyst. I work in both a public school and a private school for students with autism and other complex communication disorders. Being able to use my background in both…

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26 Free Fall Speech Therapy Resources

Fall free speech therapy resources to make your sessions a breeze.

I don’t know about you, but Fall is my favorite season. I love the cooler Ohio weather and the leaves changing. Football season, Pumpkin everything… I could go on and on. There are so many amazing Fall freebies on TPT and today I wanted to share 26 of them here today! They are categorized by…

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Free Autism Resource Round Up

Free autism resources includes many amazing resources! If you are working with students with autism, pin this today.

As we get settled into the new school year, we may be working with students with autism and other complex communication needs. It can be overwhelming to know where to start at times with students who are non-verbal or limited verbally. I have created many free resources that will help your students increase their overall…

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Social Skills Therapy Activity: Double Up

I don’t know about you but I have really struggled with finding age appropriate therapy materials for students who are in middle school, high school and beyond. I know that when I am working with older students, I need to use products that contain real life and engaging pictures. I searched and searched but did…

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Vocational Skills Activities

This vocational guide will help your students work on functional language skills. Real life pictures make this an engaging book for all learners. This workbook can be used to teach over the course of 1 year. There are 15 units total. Each unit has engaging real life pictures, a reading passage, reading comprehension work, social questions and extension activities. Let's talk work!

If you are working with middle school or high school aged students, you know the importance of direct instruction with vocational skills. Vocational skills can help a student gain competitive employment, which can be an essential part of their education in middle school and beyond. As a speech language pathologist, I am always trying to…

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Progress Monitoring For Classroom Based Therapy

Progress monitoring for classroom based speech therapy can be overwhelming. Let this free webinar and data sheets help you streamline the process!

  Classroom based speech therapy services or push in therapy services can be powerful for some of the students on your caseload. One thing that many therapists find to be overwhelming and a challenge is developing a progress monitoring system for these services. Let me be your guide in helping you capture that data! In…

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A social skill activity, you can’t live without

A social skill activity, you can't live without. Are you working with students who would benefit from direct instruction on social skills in a fun way? Then this post is just for you. #social skills #speech therapy

        Are you working with students who would benefit from work on social skills? Today I am sharing a versatile activity that can be used in many different ways! It has been a staple of my therapy for as long as I can remember.  I love to use activities that give me…

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An introduction to verbal behavior

Helping students with autism and other complex communication disorders increase their communication skills can be overwhelming. Let this introduction to verbal behavior serve as a great stepping stone to helping all students find their voice.

The Importance of Verbal Behavior In Applied Behavior Analysis, verbal behavior is an important component in what we do everyday. It helps us understand and teach people how to interact with other people, whether it’s asking a server to get you water, or engaging in complex discussions, like debates. It describes the system behind how…

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A social skill hack for elementary to high school students

A social skills hack for elementary to high school aged students. This blog and video discusses an easy and free strategy to work on social language skills.

  Working with students who vary in age and are working on increasing their social skills can be a bit of a challenge. This hack will help you use one material – that you probably already have- for many different clients. This material is UNO. UNO is a very popular game that is played often…

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