social skills

autism and college

College Planning for Individuals with Autism: Interview with Brenda Eaton

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intermediate learners

Programming for Intermediate Learners: Hot Seat with Swethana

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selective mutism and autism

Selective Mutism and Autism: Interview with Chelsea Gamache

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worried about autism

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…


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…


speech sounds

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…


increasing language

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…

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…


teaching manners

What Manners to Teach Kids with Autism

#098: What Manners to Teach Kids with Autism There are a lot of ingrained habits that many of us have for teaching children manners. When Lucas was little, we taught him to say “God bless you” when we sneezed. Then we taught him to immediately say…