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My toddler: “When are we going to Sesame Place?” “Can we go on the swing?” “Can we go somewhere?” “Mama, think about it!” You want to get your child (and maybe even yourself) out of the house, but what can you do? Everything is closed…even playgrounds. Of course there’s the usual outdoor sports and bike…

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Do you find yourself wondering why your child with autism can imitate what people say but seldom talks on their own? Mand training which uses incidental teaching along with prompt fading can teach children to say more when requesting items they want.  Why start with requests? Language is difficult for many people on the autism…

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A common behavior among children, especially toddlers, is the dreaded tantrum. The screaming, the yelling, the flopping to the floor, all because you said “No” or asked them to do something nonpreferred. Sound familiar? Many children go through a phase of rigidity and attempt to take control of their environment. As children develop, their behavior…

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Everyone is experiencing something like never before.  Parents are home; kids are home; parents are trying to work; kids are trying to attend school; and through it all, everyone is home all together nearly 24 hours a day.  Parents and kids are both trying to do their best to occupy themselves with their free time…

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Have you exhausted all of your brilliant and creative ideas? Are you ready to transfer your children to another home instruction site? Let us help you make the most of being all together with some links to amazing FREE resources available during this uncertain time.    Remember – you are doing an awesome job being…

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While we are stuck inside, you are probably filling the role of your child’s teacher and possibly ABA therapist. Here are some tips for teaching receptive and expressive identification of objects. What is expressive and receptive language? Expressive language is speaking and receptive language is understanding others speaking. So for example, if you hold a…

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Do you find yourself wondering why your child with autism can imitate what people say but seldom talks on their own? Mand training which uses incidental teaching along with prompt fading can teach children to say more when requesting items they want.    Why start with requests? Language is difficult for many people on the…

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Is your house currently a multiple grade level classroom, a cafeteria, a gym, an art room, a science lab, a library, a music room, an office for you, and a conference call location for your partner? We get it. This is a challenge.    In the meantime, we hope the following suggestions and resources are…

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Are you ready to transfer your kids out of your home instruction class already? Let us help you make the most of being all together with some links to amazing resources available during this uncertain time.    (Please preview prior to showing your children)  Brain Pop  NYT  Swing Education Kennedy Center  Things to Do  Behavior…

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We are all trying to find ways to navigate the COVID-19 virus/coronavirus outbreak. Discussing this with your children and trying to keep them calm can be challenging. Below is a list of resources to help you have those difficult conversations about COVID-19 virus/coronavirus.  (Please preview prior to showing your children)  Nasp Online  CDC  NCTSN PBS …

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Are you constantly yelling at your kids? Do you find yourself reminding them over and over again to stop doing things they shouldn’t be doing? Try ignoring! Now I know this is easier said than done so read on for some helpful tips. Truly ignore the behavior. This means, don’t say anything. Also don’t make…

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Do these thoughts ever cross your mind: Why won’t my kids listen? Why do I constantly have to yell at my kids? Why are my kids so bad? Yes? Try using behavior-specific praise. It can be super powerful. If your kid does something good, praise them for it. Mention praise along with specifically what you…

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