Organization Behavior Management is the science of human behavior, what you know of reinforcement, punishment, and motivating operations applied with staff. Shannon Biagi, BCBA and OBM practitioner, joins us on the podcast today to discuss the gap in HR where ABA businesses are having retention and burnout. OBM focuses on turning the environment around to be productive for both the clients and staff.
I often get asked about the kids I've worked with, that I mention in my book or courses, and how they are doing now. Jocabed is here with me today to give us an update on her son Chino. He is now age 11, we talk about his progress to this point, raising children in a bilingual household, navigating religion for a child with Autism, and safety concerns Jocabed had for Chino early on. Jocabed gives us a relatable perspective on how the circumstances of raising a child with Autism is always changing, they do get better.
Dr. Mary Barbera has a hot seat with mom Swethana discussing the best ways to help intermediate learners to reach their fullest potential.
Parents taking charge is really important. You are your child’s lifelong advocate and you can be their best teachers. I talk alot about this in my book and today I am sharing some parent success stories and more information on how you as a parent or as a professional helping parents, can begin to captain the ship.
ABA is a science we all use every day. I will be debunking the 4 myths of ABA and sharing with you the truth and history behind the practice. I also provide information and resources from the book to lead you to quality ABA with the Turn Autism Around approach.
A mom from our community, Kelsey General, joins me in this episode along with Amy Evans, Precision Teaching Practitioner. Amy works with Kelsey’s two boys now 5 and 7, who were diagnosed with autism at 25 months old. We hear the success story and importance of the work they do with precision teaching and fluency instruction.
Today I talk with pediatric physical therapist Dawn Meller. Dawn tells us what she may look for as a PT when working with children with Autism or are showing signs of Autism. We go over motor skills milestones, and habits that may cause concerns, the reasons behind them, and when to see a PT for intervention.
#129: Building Imitation Skills in Toddlers with Autism or Showing Signs of Autism I have been featuring a lot of guests but I am here solo to talk to you about a critical skill featured in my book, Turn Autism Around. We are talking about building imitation skills in toddlers with autism or showing signs…
#128: Diagnosing Autism During COVID19 pandemic | Interview with Dr. Catherine Lord COVID-19 has certainly altered every aspect of our lives, and diagnosing autism was no different. Even though lack of contact and masks made making a diagnosis harder to do, continuing to diagnose autism during COVID was of paramount importance. I talked with Dr.…
#127: Making ABA More Compassionate with Celia Heyman Celia Heyman is a Board-Certified Behavioral Analyst, pursuing her doctorate, and fellow autism mom who advocated for her son to get the best compassionate ABA services to help him reach his fullest potential. Celia’s son was diagnosed with autism in 2004 after she noticed he wasn’t talking…