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…

Autism in Children:  Teach the Body Parts to Promote Exercise

Autism in Children: Teach the Body Parts to Promote Exercise

Rowan and I are here again to show you body part identification, which is probably one of the most important things for you to teach to your children or the adults you’re working with, because remember when we are teaching…

Can People with Autism Help Create Next-Generation AI?

Can People with Autism Help Create Next-Generation AI?

– I think the biggest misconception within the autistic community is that it’s a monolith. That it’s a community in which there are no social skills, there are no communication skills. (uplifting piano music) This is unbelievably frustrating for somebody…

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…

Physical Prompting for Children with Autism | Ethics and Autism

Physical Prompting for Children with Autism | Ethics and Autism

Kids with autism often require a lot of physical prompting, especially when they are learning new tasks. But in my two decades in the autism world, I’ve seen a lot of physical prompting that would definitely be considered physical restraint…

Autism Timeout – Why Do We Send Her To Timeout?

Autism Timeout – Why Do We Send Her To Timeout?

– Hey guys I hope you’re having a great day. – Hi! (laughing) – We are gettin’ our day started here. Priscilla’s already had her day started, she’s all, Isaiah and I need. – Yeah, we’re fine. – We need…

When to Teach Actions to Your Child or Client with Autism

When to Teach Actions to Your Child or Client with Autism

Many professionals and parents struggle with what to teach once a child has dozens or hundreds of single words. So today I’m going to talk about what I recommend teaching, which is actions. Hi, I’m Dr. Mary Barbera, autism mom,…

I am a non-speaking man with Autism. This is how I found my voice.

I am a non-speaking man with Autism. This is how I found my voice.

-[breathing raggedly] -Just try and calm your body. “I am in a –” space. “C. O. N. S. T. A. N. T.” Space. “I am in a constant”? “I am in a constant — B. A. T. T.” -[mumbling] -T-T.…

Cleaning a Kitchen – An Autistic How-To Guide | JUST DO IT [CC]

Cleaning a Kitchen – An Autistic How-To Guide | JUST DO IT [CC]

With some aspects of cleaning my sensory difficulties don’t come into it at all in fact it’s more of the executive function that I struggle with and I can get really bogged down with this, how to do things, knowing…