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Feb 16, 2024

Reflecting on My Conversation with "Autism Weekly": The Heart of Early Intervention

Discover the transformative power of early autism intervention with my recent feature on 'Autism Weekly' podcast. Dive into an enlightening conversation where I share insights on affordable strategies that pave the way for your child's success. Learn how 'Jumpstart the Journey' empowers parents with actionable tools during the pivotal early years. Embrace the opportunity to make every moment count for your child's development.
Bridging Connections: The Art of Reinforcer Conditioning in Autism

Feb 6, 2024

Bridging Connections: The Art of Reinforcer Conditioning in Autism

Dive into the transformative journey of reinforcer conditioning in autism, exploring how strategic social interactions can significantly enhance social development for autistic individuals. Discover the art of turning everyday moments into powerful learning experiences, overcoming social engagement challenges, and the role of innovative reinforcement strategies. This post sheds light on mastering positive reinforcement, navigating the intricacies of social stimuli, and the impact of tailored therapeutic programming. 
Embracing Early Intervention: Harnessing Brain Plasticity in Young Minds with ASD

Jan 31, 2024

Embracing Early Intervention: Harnessing Brain Plasticity in Young Minds with ASD

Explore effective autism early intervention strategies by following Emma's proactive approach to her son Jack's developmental signs. Gain insights into neuroplasticity's role in autism and discover everyday techniques for enhancing autistic children's growth during their most formative years. This post serves as a valuable resource for parents seeking practical solutions in early autism treatment and development.
Potty Training for Autistic Children: Tips, Tricks, and Strategies

Jan 22, 2024

Potty Training for Autistic Children: Tips, Tricks, and Strategies

Discover tailored potty training strategies for autistic children and learn the importance of routine, comfortable environments, and positive reinforcement in supporting your child's developmental journey. Get key insights into communication techniques and sensory considerations vital for successful potty training in autism.
Understanding Behavior in Children with Autism: Insights Beyond the Basics

Jan 16, 2024

Understanding Behavior in Children with Autism: Insights Beyond the Basics

Ever wondered how to effectively manage and understand your autistic child's behavior? Discover the crucial roles of reinforcement and extinction and learn how these key concepts can guide you in nurturing positive behaviors and navigating both gradual and rapid behavior shifts in autism.
The Crucial Early Years: Navigating the Wait in Autism Diagnosis and Therapy

Jan 10, 2024

The Crucial Early Years: Navigating the Wait in Autism Diagnosis and Therapy

Understanding the Autism Diagnosis Timeline As parents and caregivers, it's important to be aware of the...
Different Types of Classroom Settings for Your Child: Finding the Right Placement

Dec 7, 2023

Different Types of Classroom Settings for Your Child: Finding the Right Placement

Federal regulations emphasize the concept of least restrictive placement, which means that students should be placed in the least restrictive environment that allows them to benefit from their education. There is a push to provide general education opportunities to every student. However, it is crucial to find the right balance for each individual student.
Understanding Early Signs of Autism in Babies: Insights from Baby Talk and Parentese

Nov 8, 2023

Understanding Early Signs of Autism in Babies: Insights from Baby Talk and Parentese

Recent studies have revealed that babies who show a reduced interest in baby talk, like not shifting their gaze or responding to it, might have a higher likelihood of an autism diagnosis later. 
Impulse Control and Delayed Gratification: Teaching Your Child an Essential Skill

Nov 1, 2023

Impulse Control and Delayed Gratification: Teaching Your Child an Essential Skill

 It is a common misconception that some children are born with impulse control while others are not. In reality, impulse control and delayed gratification are behaviors that can be learned and developed with the right support and teaching strategy.
Do Autistic People Lack Empathy?

Sep 22, 2023

Do Autistic People Lack Empathy?

Rather than making blanket statements about empathy and autism, it's crucial to recognize the diverse range of empathetic abilities within the autistic population. By understanding and supporting the development of the component skills of empathy, we can better appreciate the empathy that autistic individuals can and do express. 
Teaching Autistic Kids to Talk About Their Feelings

Sep 22, 2023

Teaching Autistic Kids to Talk About Their Feelings

Helping autistic children express their feelings through language is a vital aspect of their development. By building a foundation in visible concepts, teaching them to understand emotions in others, and using strategies like public accompaniment and collateral responses, you can empower your autistic child to communicate their internal states effectively.
I've Heard ABA Is Abusive, Is It Right For My Child?

Aug 8, 2023

I've Heard ABA Is Abusive, Is It Right For My Child?

Delving into the realm of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, we encounter a subject that's both close to my heart and laden with misconceptions. As a staunch advocate of the incredible potential that behavior analysis holds, I acknowledge that ABA, like any evolving science, has navigated a dynamic journey, marked by both progress and challenges. Let's explore some pivotal aspects surrounding ABA and address the concerns you might have about its appropriateness for your autistic child.

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