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…

Teeth Grinding (Bruxism) and Feeding Problems in Children with Autism

Teeth Grinding (Bruxism) and Feeding Problems in Children with Autism

Kids with autism usually have problems with picky eating and sometimes can have other oral motor problems such as teeth grinding (bruxism) and teeth grinding can be particularly challenging because it can be medical and/or behavioral Hi, I’m Dr. Mary…

Why are small changes sometimes such a big deal?! (for your Autistic child)

Why are small changes sometimes such a big deal?! (for your Autistic child)

– Okay, we’re recording and I’m gonna try and stay in this thing ’cause I tend to walk around a bit. Okay, so today’s question, why are small changes sometimes such a big deal? So the way I like to…

Managing Stress for Autism Parents | Reducing Stress Advice

Managing Stress for Autism Parents | Reducing Stress Advice

All parents in the autism world deal with tons of stress. It can be very overwhelming. A lot of times can be difficult to find ways to reduce stress in our lives. I know I’ve been there and I’m still…

How to Teach Decisions and Choices to Children with Autism

How to Teach Decisions and Choices to Children with Autism

Teaching kids with autism to make choices can be very challenging considering you can’t always be exactly sure that they’re picking the choice that they actually want. Usually kids with autism who have trouble making choices, pick the first choice…

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…

Autism Regression: Is Your Child Losing Skills or Stuck? Here’s What You Can Do

Autism Regression: Is Your Child Losing Skills or Stuck? Here’s What You Can Do

Autism regression is both heartbreaking and confusing. Whether you have a young child who is just starting to show signs of autism, used to say some words, now lost them, used to wave and now doesn’t, or even an older…