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Episode #048: Communication and Independence For Young Autistic Adults with Dr. Lisa Audet

Do you have a young adult with autism in your life? When you’re their parent or provider, this interview with Dr. Lisa Audet is full of great information to set them up for success with communication and independence in both college and the workforce. Dr. Audet is a special education teacher, SLP, and Kent State professor with over 35 years of experience. She provides great information and insight on the needs of young autistic adults and what we can do to help!

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Autism Survey

Introduction/ABA Speech Mission If we haven’t met yet, I want to introduce myself! My name is Rosemarie Griffin, founder and owner of ABA Speech. If …

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Episode #047: Picky Eating with Melanie Potock

Do you have a picky eater? Are you wondering how feeding could possibly be a joyous experience? Melanie Potock, SLP, Author, Speaker, and Pediatric Feeding Expert is a wealth of knowledge. She joins me today to break down the characteristics of a picky eater, how to start a positive feeding journey, and some tips around when to get intervention. Feeding causes stress for so many families and children and it does not have to be that way, there is help.

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Autism Outreach Podcast

Testing, testing…1, 2, 3. If you enjoy podcasts and are interested in learning more tips and tricks to use when working with individuals with Autism, …

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Episode #046: How to Help Autistic Learners with Transitions with Dani LoVecchio

Transitions come in all sizes, big and small, and all kids react to them differently. Dani LoVecchio of Bridge Kids joins me on the podcast today to discuss tips and advice for easing transitions in autistic learners. She shares her must-dos for preparing for big transitions like a new school or other tips for the smaller daily transitions. Whether you’re a parent or a professional, she has got some great information and tips that you can put to use today!

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Books For Speech Therapy For Toddlers

If you work with toddlers, you’re likely familiar with the phrases, “llama, llama red pajama” from the Llama Llama book series and “I was rocking …

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Episode #045: Executive Functioning with Sara Ward

Executive functioning is such a critical skill no matter your age. Sara Ward is an SLP specializing in executive function skills. She shares her personal background related to skill as well as some incredible tools, interventions, and assessment suggestions. Even as an experienced SLP, I found myself enriched and surprised by the information Sara had to offer.

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Episode #044.2: How To Help Students With Apraxia of Speech with Dr. Edythe Strand – Part 2

Are children with Autism more likely to have Apraxia? Dr. Edythe Strand answers this question about the common connections between apraxia and other diagnoses. In this part 2 interview we discuss her development of DTTC treatment and all that went into her research and clinical practice. If you haven’t listened yet, be sure to go back and listen to part 1 to get the full scope of this really interesting interview with Dr. Edythe Strand.

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Episode #044.1: How To Help Students With Apraxia of Speech with Dr. Edythe Strand – Part 1

Dr. Edythe Strand is a practicing SLP and clinician with a rich background and career as a professor and member of the department of neurology at the Mayo Clinic. Her research focuses on developmental, acquired, and progressive, Apraxia. This is part 1 of an interesting interview with Edythe as we discuss the characteristics of Apraxia, Dynamic Assessment, and DTTC treatment.

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Episode #043: From Nonspeaking to Professional Speaker – Dr. Kerry Magro’s Autism Communication Journey

Dr. Kerry Magro is a professional speaker, author, disability advocate, and autistic individual! In this interview he shares about all the support along his incredible communication journey. We discuss some great tips for students transitioning to college as well as impactful information on language for parents and professionals.

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