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Episode #067: A Late Diagnosis of Autism with Billy Mayfair

Billy Mayfair is a top professional golfer in the USA. He also happens to have received a late in life diagnosis of autism. In this episode, he shares his journey through life, what concerns led him to his diagnosis, and the support he’s found helpful now that he has more understanding.

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Executive Function

Children, teens, and even adults are working with executive function skills every single day. Executive function skills are critical and practical to learning to live …

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Episode #066: A Discussion About Ableism and Neurodiversity with Haley Moss

Different is not better nor worse, it’s just different. These are the words Haley Moss’s parents shared when she learned about her autism diagnosis. Haley is an author, lawyer, educator, advocate, and an autistic individual. In this interview, we discuss important topics such as ableism, neurodiversity, and some advice for practicing empathy in your therapy sessions right away.

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Spring Speech Therapy Activities

Spring is here! Time to get those thematic lessons ready for spring! ABA Speech is here to help with some ready to use, adaptive resources …

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Episode #065: Discussing Dyslexia with Jeannette Roberes

Dyslexia is an under featured but common disorder involving speech and literacy skills. Jeannette Roberes, an SLP, Software Engineer, and Educator, specializes in Dyslexia and is working to help SLPs and teachers understand how to assess, treat, and diagnose Dyslexia. Jeannette shares some great tips you can put to work in your therapy sessions right away. She also shares her advice and passionate view on embedding diverse inclusive literacy into speech therapy.

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Self-care Tips for Educators

In today’s world, we hear the term self-care thrown around a lot. Most of us know that self-care is important, but may not be at …

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Episode #064: SLP Services in an ABA Setting

Are you a new speech therapist in an ABA setting? Are you considering a position in a specialized setting? Today, I am sharing 15 tips and strategies for SLPs working in an ABA setting. I’m covering collaboration, coworker rapport, data collection, important questions, and so much more. If you love this episode and want more, ABA Speech has a lot to offer online for more in depth education on ABA and speech therapy.

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Modified Play and Social Skills Activities 

For Middle and High School Students  Leisure skills are of utmost value as we meet students with autism in older grades like middle and high …

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SLP services in an ABA setting – April 12, 2022

ASHA Approved ABA Speech Course! Do you work in an ABA program? Are you an SLP looking for some guidance? You have come to the …

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Episode #063: Working With Students With Challenging Behavior with Kelle Rich

In this field, there are many acronyms and phrases thrown around. You may be thinking, what do these even mean? Today Kelle Rich, trailblazer in the field, shares her impressive body of work and some great tips on working with students whose problem behaviors may be barriers to their learning. We talk all about the what and why behind FBA and BIP, and what to do in your therapy room with these!

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