Many families are continuing to cope at home this summer and looking for practical strategies to support their loved ones diagnosed with ASD. Tune in to gain insight about the cognitive processes underlying behavior, and strategies for developing exercises to encourage positive change during the COVID-19 shutdown.
About the speaker:
Rob Bernstein has over 30 years of in-depth experience working with a wide range of clients on the spectrum. He is also the author of the award-winning book “Uniquely Normal: Tapping the Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Autism,” with the foreword by Temple Grandin.
Treating autism with contingent electric shock: Are all possible options really considered?
The use of punishment to treat severe behavioral challenges in autistic children was first introduced nearly 60 years ago. Although most people in the autism community strongly disagree with using any form of
Transition to Adulthood – Providing Support
Amy Moore Gaffney, M.A., CCC-SLP, discusses evidence-based support strategies for adults with autism as they transition to adulthood and gain independence. She focuses on structured visual support strategies and emphasizes the need for
Emotional Regulation Strategies
Learn evidence-based strategies for supporting and teaching emotional regulation. Handouts are online HERE About the speaker: Amy Moore Gaffney, M.A., CCC-SLP is an educational
Preemptive intervention for at-risk infants may reduce ASD risk and symptoms, study suggests
Preemptive intervention for infants who exhibit signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may reduce the intensity of their ASD traits and lower their odds of receiving an ASD diagnosis by three
Behavioral Support – Beyond Early Intervention
Due to technical difficulties, playback has been delayed. Check back later. About the speaker: Dr. Melissa Olive’s brother, Mac, is the foundation of her mission. In her early teens Missy,
ABCs of Behavioral Support in 2021
Melissa Olive, Ph.D., BCBA-D describes the components of a quality behavioral support program. She discusses controversial characteristics of applied behavioral analysis (ABA) and outlines current ABA best practices. Olive summarizes the "ABC view"