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Pacifier & Bottle Weaning for Children with Autism in 6 Easy Steps

Pacifier & Bottle Weaning for Children with Autism in 6 Easy StepsWhen Lucas was a baby, he was addicted to his pacifier. Since becoming a behavior analyst in 2003 I’ve seen tons of kids who are equally addicted to pacifiers. I've also seen kids with trouble bottle weaning. When I see parents…


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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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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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Autism and Holiday Tips: Preparing for the Holidays with Your Child with Autism

Holidays can be a stressful time for children with autism and their families, as well as for the professionals who work with them. Today, I'm going to give you some tips that might help make your holidays a little bit less stressful, and more joyful; this blog is all about autism and holidays……

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Autism Living Facilities and Out of Home Placement | Interview with Lisa C

#086: Autism Living Facilities and Out of Home Placement | Interview with Lisa C I’m happy to introduce you to an old friend of mine, Lisa C. We met years ago when my son Lucas went to the same school as Lisa’s oldest son Ethan. Two of Lisa’s three…


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How Much Positive Praise Do You Give?

I gave a keynote presentation called “Lessons Learned on my Autism Journey.” One of the lessons is about positive praise. The best part of this lesson is that you will most likely benefit no matter how old you are, no matter if you are male or female and no matter if you know anything about autism.…


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Challenges of Autism Bullying, Dating Someone with Autism and Learning to Drive with Autism

#068: Challenges of Autism Bullying, Dating Someone with Autism and Learning to Drive with Autism I have known Suzie and Kelly Carpenter for nearly two decades, and today I have the pleasure of interviewing the mother-daughter duo! Suzie is an…


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Positive Parenting Solutions Without Coercion | Interview with ABA Inside Track

#065: Positive Parenting Solutions Without Coercion | Interview with ABA Inside Track The interview I have planned for you today is unlike any other… I have not one, but three interviewees! I would like to introduce you to the ABA Inside Track team:…


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Escape Extinction, Evidence Based Practice & Autism Ethics with Dr. Megan Miller

#057: Escape Extinction, Evidence Based Practice & Autism Ethics with Dr. Megan Miller Dr. Megan Miller is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who is an expert on behavioral procedures in kids with autism. In today’s podcast, we discussed why we…


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Is Your Toddler Saying No to Everything? Here's What To Do

My son, Lucas, once went through a time period where he was saying no for everything. I recently got asked a question by one of my online community members. The question was what to do if your child or clients answer every question with no. Is your toddler saying no to everything? Don't miss this…