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…

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…

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…

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…

Using TAGTeach to Teach Children with Autism

Using TAGTeach to Teach Children with Autism

Tag teach is a methodology that can be used to speed up skill acquisition in children with autism. In today’s video blog, I’m discussing how to incorporate this into your child or client’s programming to get more effective skill acquisition.…

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…

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…