high functioning autism

building good behavior

Building Good Behavior and Building Self-Esteem in Children with Dr. Henry Schlinger

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autism and college

College Planning for Individuals with Autism: Interview with Brenda Eaton

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autism update

Chinos' Story: An Autism Update with Jocabed

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intermediate learners

Programming for Intermediate Learners: Hot Seat with Swethana

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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…


autism and epilepsy

My Story with Epilepsy, Autism, and Depression with Rachel Barcellona

#096: My Story with Epilepsy, Autism, and Depression with Rachel Barcellona How soon should you tell your child about their autism diagnosis? When Rachel Barcellona was diagnosed at the age of three, her mother discussed it with her to help Rachel…


treating high functional autism

High Functioning Autism: Can the Verbal Behavior Approach Help?

High Functioning Autism: Can the Verbal Behavior Approach Help? A friend of mine, who is a teacher, recently asked me, “would a kindergarten student who is on the autism spectrum with severe tantrum behaviors, but has strong academic skills, be a good candidate for verbal behavior? We have a…


autism in the media

Autism in the Media, Dating & Love on the Spectrum | Interview with Dr. Kerry Magro

#088: Autism in the Media, Dating & Love on the Spectrum | Interview with Dr. Kerry Magro When Dr. Kerry Magro was first diagnosed with autism nearly 30 years ago, the most common pop-culture symbol of autism in the media was from the movie Rain…


autism jobs

Autism Jobs and Vocational Tasks

Autism Jobs & Vocational Tasks When my son, Lucas, celebrated his 18th birthday, he officially became an adult. He participated in some autism jobs for a few years prior to his 18th birthday through his IEP at school. The next summer as part of an Extended School Program (ESY), Lucas started…


intraverbal questions

Teaching Intraverbal Questions and Answers to Kids with Autism

#081: Teaching Intraverbal Questions and Answers to Kids with Autism You don’t have to cross your fingers and just hope that a child with autism will become conversational. There are building blocks that you can teach that will help a child become…