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Autism Speech Therapy Materials

Autism speech therapy materials

Knowing what materials to use for students with autism and other complex communication disorders can be a challenge! You want something that is evidenced based, engaging and fun!! I might be a little biased, but I want to share with you my 2 go to products. I created the action builder cards because I wanted…

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Early Learner Challenge

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Working with students with autism who are early learners can be a challenge. When I use the term early learner, I am referring to someone who is pre-verbal or who is struggling to develop a way to communicate with the world. So this can be someone who is younger in age or older in age.…

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Summer Social Skills Packet Elementary

Summer social skills packet

Social skill instruction is so important and all that practice should not stop just because it is summer! If you are working with students who have difficulty with play and leisure skills, this packet will help! Feel free to print off and use as a guide for therapy. Feel free to print off and provide…

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Assessment For Students Who Are Limited Verbally

Assessment for students who are limited verbally. Learn more here.

Assessment and Free Webinar Training Knowing what assessment to use for students with more complex communication needs can be overwhelming! I wanted to share with you a tool that is very helpful in my practice. The VB-MAPP. The Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP) is a wonderful assessment that is such a valuable…

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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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IEP GOAL BANK AUTISM

Autism IEP goal bank will help those creating communication goals for students with autism.

Working with students with autism can be overwhelming! How can I get my student to attend to the materials I am using? How can I goal set, when there are so many areas to work on? Using a robust assessment is a great first step. The VB-MAPP ( Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program)…

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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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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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Social skills game for mixed groups

A social skills game to play with mixed groups. If you are anything like me you have students who are working on a variety of social skills. This game is free and fun. Post to your speech therapy board today! #socialskills

  If you are anything like me you have many students who are working on a variety of social skills. It can be a challenge to plan functional therapy for mixed groups of students. The video below shows you one of my favorite games to play with students. It can be played as a reinforcement…

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