Amy shares the program her son’s behavioral therapy team created to help him tolerate wearing a face mask.Continue reading Helping a Child With Autism Tolerate Wearing a Face Mask
Amy shares how she has adapted her daily schedule as she now finds herself in the role of her ASD preschool son’s home-school teacher and ABA therapist.Continue reading Mom School: When You Must Become the Teacher & the Therapist
Amy shares what families of children impacted by developmental disabilities, such as ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder, wish their friends and families knew. Continue reading Podcast 23: What Parent’s of Children With Special Needs Wish You Knew
20 Autism Words You Need to Know Understanding these words might help you understand autism a little more.
“Their Stories” is a series that focuses on the strengths of children with developmental disabilities such as ADHD and autism. In this first episode, Amy interviews her husband, Brent, about their nearly 5-year-old son Barclay’s big abilities.Continue reading Podcast 22: Their Stories “Barclay”
Amy shares how making what you want your child to do MORE fun than what they want to do can increase compliance and decrease tantrums in children with autism.Continue reading Being a Fun Parent Can Increase Compliance
In this episode, Amy interviews Bobbi Barber, co-founder of ABC for Autism and author of the book Autism, Adolescence and Adulthood about the red flags of autism, why a diagnosis is so important and what course of action to take if your child does receive an autism diagnosis.Continue reading Podcast 07: Red Flags of Autism with Bobbi Barber
Amy defines the vestibular system and describes it’s impact on children with developmental disabilities.Continue reading The Vestibular System: The Seventh Sense and Autism
In this episode, Amy shares how having a child with a developmental disability, such as ADHD or Autism, means that you more than likely will have to redefine what normal looks like for your family.Continue reading Podcast 04: Defining Your New Norm
Amy shares how a holiday meltdown turned into a holiday miracle.Continue reading A Christmas Meltdown Turns Into Christmas Miracle
Amy shares a letter she wrote to thank the center where her son attends Applied Behavior Analysis therapy in hopes that parents of children with ASD will be more open to considering ABA therapy for their child.Continue reading A Letter of Thanks to My Son’s Autism Center
Amy shares how her son’s mand training in ABA therapy is increasing his independent communication skills.Continue reading Mommy, Cookie Publix, Please!
Amy shares how important it is for families of special needs children to have a support system and offers practical tips on how to accomplish this.Continue reading It Takes a Village: Get Your Hands Dirty and Build It From the Ground Up
Amy shares what to do with the ABC data once you have collected it to help replace undesired behaviors.Continue reading Using ABA Strategies at Home: Part 2 – Analyzing the Data
Amy shares how to use Applied Behavior Analysis strategies at home to help replace undesired behaviors in children.Continue reading Using ABA Strategies at Home: Part 1 – ABC Data Collection