Turn Autism Around Podcast with Dr. Mary Barbera
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An Autism Podcast for Professionals and Parents

Turn Autism Around is a weekly autism podcast series by Dr. Mary Barbera, which focuses on helping parents and professionals reduce stress, live happier lives, and help their child or clients with autism reach their fullest potential. Subscribe now to learn why so many autism professionals and parents tune In to the Turn Autism Around Podcast!

Strategies for Autism in Toddlers, Autism in Teens & Autism in Adults

Topics include the early signs of autism, the chances of autism recovery, the importance of autism treatment, especially the use of ABA and the Verbal Behavior Approach in toddlers through teens. In each episode, we discuss problem behaviors including strategies for reducing stimming and scripting as well as handling self-injurious behavior and aggression in children with autism.

Interviews with Autism Experts and Autism Parents

Autism is explored through different angles, with insights into how to turn things around through interviews with top autism experts and stories from those touched personally by autism. This podcast ties all of this together by shifting the way we as professionals and parents look at and treat autism. There are financial implications and political aspects of autism that we talk about too.

About Dr. Mary Barbera

After working as a RN since the mid-1980’s, Mary Barbera, PhD, RN, BCBA-D “fell” into the autism world in 1999 when her first-born son, Lucas, was diagnosed with autism one day before his 3rd birthday. Mary quickly transformed from overwhelmed parent to Lucas’ advocate and therapist. In 2003, Mary became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and began working in schools and homes with hundreds of children with autism. In 2007, May published her first best selling book (The Verbal Behavior Approach: How to Teach Children with Autism and Related Disorders). Her book is endorsed by many professionals in the field as well as parents and is now available in several languages. In 2011, Mary earned a PhD in Leadership and, since then has been systematizing her methods for working with young children with autism and has focused most of her time on training and empowering other around the world. In 2015, she launched Autism ABA Help: An Online Program for Professionals and “Gung-Ho” Parents, which has already reached participants from over 80 different countries spanning 6 continents.

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