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Early Signs of Hyperlexia

Hyperlexia in Children: Early Signs, Diagnosis and Treatments

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Teaching Toddlers with Autism Using the Turn Autism Around Approach: Hot Seat #3 with Lauren

#138: Teaching Toddlers with Autism using the Turn Autism Around Approach: Hot Seat #3 with Lauren .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed {…


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Chinos' Story: An Autism Update with Jocabed

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Interview with Dr. Temple Grandin on How to Turn Autism Around

#117: Interview with Dr. Temple Grandin on How to Turn Autism Around I am so delighted to share this interview with you today. Dr. Temple Grandin wrote the foreword to my newest book Turn Autism Around: An Action Guide for Parents of Young Children…


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Casey Was Worried About Autism... Here's What She Did

#113: Casey Was Worried About Autism… Here’s What She Did When Casey’s son was 16 months old, he could say words like “mama” and “duck”, and he could point at things that he wanted. During the pandemic, Casey began to see some regression…


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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…


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Speech Sound Development & First Sounds in Children with Autism Using ABA Techniques

Speech Sound Development & First Sounds in Children with Autism Using ABA TechniquesAs you may know, I'm an autism mom and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. I am also the author of The Verbal Behavior Approach: How to Teach Children with Autism and Related Disorders. As a Behavior Analyst, I…


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Increasing Language in Children with Autism Through a Shoebox

Increasing Language in Children with Autism Through a ShoeboxAs some of you may know, I've been a behavior analyst since 2003 and worked for the Pennsylvania Verbal Behavior Project, which was a statewide grant from 2003 to 2010. When I left the project, I began working in the early intervention…

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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…


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Teaching a Child with Autism to Talk

Over the years I've seen parents and professionals call a child nonverbal. They would put a lot of emphasis on augmentative communication devices but no emphasis on vocal language. I never give up on vocal language, even in "nonverbal children." So, today I'm going to answer your questions about…