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Small Group Reading Instruction: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom! You may be familiar with this phrase from a well-known and loved children’s book. Reading books such as Chicka Chicka Boom …

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Episode #038: How to Help Toddlers and Preschool-Aged Students with Autism Communicate

Start Communicating Today, is my new course for toddlers and preschool-aged students with Autism struggling with communication. It’s launching this week and I am detailing everything this new and exciting course will cover. Knowledge is power, so if you’re a parent or a professional who is wondering how to help the early learners in their life, this course is for you!

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Play Therapy For Autism

“Oink,” “Moo,” “Baa,” “Cocka doodle doo!” Using farm toys in play therapy for children with Autism is a great way to work on a variety …

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Episode #037: Language Development Milestones – A Chat with Allison Fors

What is a milestone? Allison Fors mom, blogger, product developer, and SLP joins me today to discuss the biggest word in the development world; milestones. We talk about the importance of milestones and the whole child, how to analyze milestones, and the scope of an SLP.

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Episode #036: Supporting Parents and Early Intervention with Jaclynn Bosley

Jaclynn Bosley is a great friend and colleague who I have worked with across many different settings over the years. She is the owner and operator of Thrive Early Learning Center. We discuss the importance of family involvement, some ideas for parents as they’re seeking the support of ABA therapy, and what early intervention looks like in Jaclynn’s center.

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Small Group Reading Instruction: Brown Bear

Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see? Many of us are familiar with this line from a well-known children’s book. Reading books can be …

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Episode #035: Play and Social Skills for Young Autistic Students

Many therapists, teachers, and parents are preparing to re-introduce their students to the face-to-face classroom for the first time since COVID. Students with Autism and other complex communication issues can struggle with peer-to-peer interaction in unstructured leisure time. I’m sharing how I modify popular group games to be accessible to these students to increase and facilitate shared group activity. It is my goal that with these tips you can help your students or children practice communication and leisure skills across all environments.

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Episode #034: SLP and BCBA Collaboration with Eleyonzettah E. Bonilla

It can be difficult to work with other professionals from different fields and expertise, especially when the scope of care overlaps. Fellow SLP and BCBA, Elyonzetta E. Bonilla joins me today to discuss a great article featured on ABAI, Interprofessional Collaborative Practice between Behavior Analysts, and Speech-Language Pathologists. We get into the importance of putting the patient first, translating research into our everyday practice, and the key to professionalism during collaboration.

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Episode #033: AAC and Autism with Anne Page

We should inspire and not require students when on our journey to beginning communication. Anne Page emphasizes this as joins me today to discuss her role as an Assistive Technology Lead and the importance of how we use AAC with our students. There is rich information in this episode on how to help every single student find their voice.

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Earn ASHA CEUs while listening to the Autism Outreach Podcast

I don’t know about you but the one thing that makes my drive to and from work a bit more exciting is listening to podcasts! …

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