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Activities For Autism – Halloween and Fall

Halloween Activities Halloween is upon us, and ABA Speech is excited to share information about several fun therapy materials we have to offer through Teachers …

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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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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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Episode #032: AAC and Evidenced-Based Practice with Kate Grandbois

AAC is a special space that crosses over through many shared professional settings. Kate Granbois joins us on the episode today to talk about her job as an AAC specialist, the ins and outs of Augmentative Alternative Communication, and getting comfortable with the process. We discuss the Communication Bill of Rights and many other resources that can directly translate to knowledge in your therapy with AAC users.

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