Dr. Bain talks about the types of therapies that she recommends to parents with a child on the Autism Spectrum. Hear about the early signs, the importance of pretend play, interactions, and what is expected from a developmental perspective by age.
Kate gives tips and suggestions on how to teach the skill of sitting in a chair at home, birthday parties, school, movies, and any other place that sitting at a table is required. Learn about tools and resources that will assist the child in learning to sit and the proper way to use them.
Kate shares how she set up a home classroom in her house by using organizational supplies, labels, therapy supplies, notebooks with data sheets and reports, communication boards, and different work spaces.
Kate shares simple modifications in her son's room that guide him toward independence in daily activities such as teeth brushing, bathing, putting clothes away, making his bed, and other activities. She also touches on morning and afternoon schedules and why it's important to break activities into simple steps for success.
Christina shows how quickly and easily a token economy can be implemented for early learners ages 2-3 and up. Utilizing physical and visual reinforcers makes it easier for the learner to achieve success.
A parent shares the picture cards that she used with her son in teaching him to communicate his wants and needs. She also shares her organization of the pictures and how she used them to prepare her son for different occasions.
Marisha demonstrates the ease and simplicity of using everyday items in your home program. Watch how a simple hanging bag can be transformed into a schedule tool, transition aid, bathtime aid, toy holder and reinforcer tool.
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