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Arrivals can be difficult, but the use of an arrival routine and visual strategies can support the transition to the classroom.watch "Arrival Routine - Nicholas"
Arrivals can be difficult, but the use of visuals and reinforcement may make this routine easier and less stressful.watch "Arrival Routine - Phong"
Changing how people think and talk about challenging behavior can be effective towards positive behavior change.watch "Behavior as a Form of Communication"
Best practices for conducting observations and follow-up.watch "Best Practices for Following Up"
Norma uses wait time and prompting to support a student who is learning to verbally make choices.watch "Choice Making During Small Group"
Teachers work to problem solve a student's behavior during snack time by making changes to his visual choice board.watch "Choice Making During Snack - Charlie"
Marissa uses a variety of prompts to teach Dre to make a choice between two snack items.watch "Choice Making During Snack - Dre"
Marissa learns that pointing means making a choice.watch "Choice Making During Snack - Marissa"
Phong successfully learns the link between pointing at an object and signifying choice.watch "Choice Making During Snack - Phong"
Simple ways educators can work to build positive family relationships - specifically being aware of the language they use.watch "Collaborative Teaming"
Why is instruction on safety important, even for adolescents with autism?watch "Critical Conversations: Importance of Safety"
Who is Bobbie Gallagher?watch "Critical Conversations: Introduction"
Why are people uncomfortable with the subject of sexuality as it relates to individuals with disabilities? Why must we overcome it?watch "Critical Conversations: Sexual Needs and Desires"
How can issues of sexuality impact the lives of students with autism and other developmental disabilities?watch "Critical Conversations: Sexuality"
Finding and maintaining jobs from an individual with autism.watch "Daniel on Employment and Independent Living"
Recreation and leisure is fun but does not always come easy.watch "Daniel on Recreation and Leisure"
What is self advocacy and why it's important.watch "Daniel on Self-Advocacy"
Describes effective professional development for educators.watch "Effective Professional Development for Educators"
Parents sharing how they support independence for their son with autism.watch "Encouraging Independence"
The importance of fidelity of implementation and data collection for educators.watch "Ensuring Educators are Managing Their Own Behavior"
The importance of work regardless of disability or the severity of that disability.watch "Everyone Must Work"
Rosemary and Caroline discuss the benefits of family consortiums.watch "Family Consortium"
Important aspects of futures planning from an educator perspective.watch "Futures Planning from an Educator Perspective"
How educators can bring up the topic of planning for the future to families. watch "Futures Planning: Aiming for Best Case Scenario"
Important information for parents as they consider what kind of adult decision-maker their child will be.watch "Guardianship"
Don't force a a reluctant student to "join the rest" if he is more comfortable watching the group and following along, especially if he can show that he is learning the content.watch "Honoring Student Preferences"
Parents share their hopes and dreams for their son.watch "Hopes and Dreams"
Ensuring fidelity in implementing skills learned through professional development or other trainings.watch "How is Fidelity Accomplished?"
Developing a like/dislike list for each student could be a boon to teaching strategies and support positive behavior change and maintenance.watch "Identifying Student Preferences"
Consideration of non-negotiables for students with disabilities in the educational setting.watch "Important Concepts for Students with Unique Needs"
Shawn demonstrates a need for a different schedule and his teachers appropriately respond.watch "Individualizing a Student's Schedule"
How large groups of professionals can come together to effectively support one student. watch "Large Team Strategy to Support Students"
Student progress is sometimes measured in small increments. Marissa shares how a student's "win" makes her day.watch "Measuring Student Progress"
The benefits of the Medicaid Waiver Program for families, and how school professionals can help families ensure they are on the waiting list.watch "Medicaid Programs in Texas"
Priscilla recognizes her student's sensory motor needs and offers him an appropriate, alternative item to chew.watch "Offering a Replacement"
The importance of building and developing relationships between educators and parents.watch "Parent-Professional Relationships"
Parents talking about the importance of building a network and thinking ahead.watch "Parental Needs for Transition Planning"
The importance and benefits of person-centered planning as a part of planning for a student's future.watch "Person-Centered Planning"
The importance of developing a personal network to build support for the future.watch "Personal Networks"
Marissa shares her experiences with others, if a strategy or intervention doesn't work today, try something else tomorrow. Keep at it.watch "Problem Solving"
Marissa talks about collecting data using information from the student's entire educational team.watch "Recording Student Progress"
Who is Robert Pennington, PhD, BCBA-D?watch "Rob Pennington Ph.D., BCBA-D Introduction"
Importance of self advocacy and self determination and strategies that may be beneficial in building these skills.watch "Self-Advocacy and Self-Determination"
Parents talking about preparing their son for his future.watch "Setting Goals"
Parents talk about supporting social relationships with their son.watch "Social Skills"
Parents and educators need to understand SSI and Medicaid to support transition.watch "SSI: Medicaid Eligibility"
Michelle teaches the language for a small group activity through the use of a peer model, teacher modeling, and visual supports.watch "Teaching Language"
Marissa talks about how a three-week professional development opportunities has changed her professional practice.watch "Teaching Priorities"
A mom talks about the thoughts she has when considering the future.watch "The Future"
Professional development as a behavior change procedure.watch "Training as a Behavior Change Procedure"
Staff teaches students how to use the picture schedule system to transition outside.watch "Transitioning Outside"
Understanding why fidelity is important to skill acquisition.watch "Why is Fidelity Important?"