alternative communication

turn autism around approach

Putting It All Together - The 4 Steps of the Turn Autism Around Approach with Emily R

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slp collaboration

Dually Certified SLP/BCBAs on Collaboration with Parents and Other Providers | Panel Interview

#118: Dually Certified SLP/BCBAs on Collaboration with Parents and Other Providers | Panel Interview There are only 430 dually certified SLP/BCBAs stretched out across 44 states and over the entire world. Sometimes referred to as “unicorns”, they…


autism questions

Live Q&A Call: Your Autism Questions Answered

#109: Live Q&A Call: Your Autism Questions Answered After my podcast listener survey last November, I learned that 70% of my listeners are parents, grandparents, and caregivers of children with autism. As a bonus for filling out my survey, I…


best autism podcast

Top 10 Best Autism Podcast Episodes of 2020

#104: Top 10 Best Autism Podcast Episodes of 2020 As my second year of podcasting comes to a close, I wanted to take some time and reflect on some of the best autism podcast episodes from this year.  I recently was able to survey over a hundred of my…


speech blubs

Speech Blubs: A Speech Development App for Kids with Autism

#102: Speech Blubs: A Speech Development App for Kids with Autism Using screen time in a positive way can support children who need speech therapy. That’s why I’m so excited to introduce a gamified speech development app to you today called Speech…


autism and employment

Autism and Employment Opportunities | Interview with Ann Marie Sullivan

#097: Autism and Employment Opportunities | Interview with Ann Marie Sullivan When children with autism get close to the age of graduating, the question then becomes what’s next and what type of employment opportunity will there be for them. It…


apraxia and autism

Apraxia and Autism: What is Apraxia of Speech | Interview with Tamara Kasper

#090: Apraxia and Autism: What is Apraxia of Speech | Interview with Tamara Kasper Tamara Kasper is a Speech-Language Pathologist as well as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and an expert on apraxia and autism. Tamara began her career as a speech…


autism in india

Autism in India & ABA Training in Multiple Languages | Interview with Dr. Smita Awasthi

#089: Autism in India & ABA Training in Multiple Languages | Interview with Dr. Smita Awasthi Over 35 years ago, Dr. Smita Awasthi encountered a child who had a textbook case of autism in India, but she didn’t actually know how to help him. There…


How to Help a Late Talker

How to Help Late Talkers Having a child who is a late talker can be stressful. Will they talk on their own? Do I need to intervene? Are they just a late talker or is it more – like autism? Whether they are just late talkers or it is more, the fact remains that there is a lot you can do.…


teaching kids manners

Why Teaching Kids Manners Like "Please" and "Thank You" Should Be Avoided Early On

In a previous, blog I discussed the 3 benefits of teaching kids with autism sign language and in this blog, I’m going to talk about a few words to avoid when teaching a child with autism to speak or sign. We all spend time teaching kids manners so that they sound polite, but in the case of a child…