Treating Autism: Why My Verbal Behavior Approach is Different & Better

Treating Autism: Why My Verbal Behavior Approach is Different & Better

I recently did a podcast on the ten ways I believe my verbal behavior approach is different and better for kids with autism so today in this short video blog I want to give you the top three ways I…

Should You Be Teaching Children to Apologize? | Autism & Teaching “I’m Sorry”

Should You Be Teaching Children to Apologize? | Autism & Teaching “I’m Sorry”

I had a question come in last week from Amy who is a participant in our online course and community and she said she had an idea for a future video blog. She said if you could address the issue…

What is Prompt Dependency? – Prompting & Prompt Fading in Children with Autism

What is Prompt Dependency? – Prompting & Prompt Fading in Children with Autism

I remember what my son Lucas was little some psychologist wrote in the report that he was very prompt dependent even back then before I was a behavior analyst that comment he’s prompt dependent made me angry today’s video blog…

Teaching Body Parts to Children with Autism | Body Parts Teaching Strategies

Teaching Body Parts to Children with Autism | Body Parts Teaching Strategies

Teaching children with autism to label and touch their body parts is one of the most important skills to teach. Body parts are important no matter if your child is very young and has no language or if your child…

What is Severe Autism & Why Helping Severe Autism in Children is Harder Than Ever

What is Severe Autism & Why Helping Severe Autism in Children is Harder Than Ever

Many kids with autism, with severe autism have extreme difficulties and both parents and professionals struggle with how to help kids with severe autism. Today I’m going to talk about three reasons why helping kids with severe autism is harder…

Autism Behavioral Strategies: FBA vs. FA

Autism Behavioral Strategies: FBA vs. FA

Most funding sources require an FBA, a functional behavior assessment before treatment for autism can be started and sometimes at regular intervals, especially if new problem behaviors occur. There’s also a lot of confusion between an FBA and an FA,…

My Autism Journey After 20 Years: 5 Pieces of Advice for Parents | Advice for Autism

My Autism Journey After 20 Years: 5 Pieces of Advice for Parents | Advice for Autism

July 2nd, 1999 was Lucas's diagnosis day. This was one day before his third birthday,so it's easy to remember that day. Lucas just turned 23 this week. So I thought I would do a video blog thisweek looking back on…