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What does a good transition plan entail?watch "A Good Transition Plan"
"Transition is important for every person." Help your administrators foster a culture where transition planning is equally important for every student! Featuring Erik Carter, Ph.D., Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Special Education at Vanderbilt University.watch "Administrator's Role in Transition"
When approaching employers for your students, focus on their strengths and the value your students can bring to their organization. Featuring Erik Carter, Ph.D.watch "Approaching Employers"
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"
Finding what students are good is at the heart of providing transition services. Featuring Erik Carter, Ph.D.watch "Broadening Horizons"
BCBAs are trained to use defined methods for applied behavior analysis, but can anyone use these strategies?watch "Can only BCBAs use ABA strategies?"
Simple ways educators can work to build positive family relationships - specifically being aware of the language they use.watch "Collaborative Teaming"
Successful transition for students includes connecting them to "Life," experiences outside of school.watch "Connecting Students to Life"
Before trying to "fix" a child's behavior, try adjusting the learning environment to accommodate all neurodiverse learners. Good advice from Dr. Barry Prizant, Autism consultant and author of "Uniquely Human."watch "Creating environments for neurodiverse learners"
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"
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"
No matter the student, set great expectations for them and help support their growth!
Available in Spanishwatch "Expectations Matter"
Rosemary and Caroline discuss the benefits of family consortiums.watch "Family Consortium"
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"
What should you include in your behavior intervention plan? Everything? Just the basics?watch "How detailed should BIPs be?"
Implementing a calm down or sensory area can be beneficial to students during the instructional day. Where do you begin?watch "How do I implement a sensory area?"
How do we introduce ABA to administrators to impact all students?watch "How do we introduce ABA to administrators?"
How do you address these behaviors and introduce reinforcements to achieve a desired behavior?watch "How do you address compulsive behaviors in the classroom?"
Ensuring fidelity in implementing skills learned through professional development or other trainings.watch "How is Fidelity Accomplished?"
Your goal should be to fade reinforcers to more naturally occurring reinforcers. Featuring Sasha Long, founder of the Autism Helper.watch "How to Fade Reinforcers"
Get the buy-in when using reinforcement so your students get that connection between the reinforcer and the behavior. Featuring Sasha Long, founder of the Autism Helper.watch "How to Use Reinforcement"
The special educator's job is to identify student needs and supports. With transition, focus on the things that students CAN do.watch "Identifying Students Needs and Strengths"
Consideration of non-negotiables for students with disabilities in the educational setting.watch "Important Concepts for Students with Unique Needs"
How large groups of professionals can come together to effectively support one student. watch "Large Team Strategy to Support Students"
Remember that "Behavior Change" really starts with ourselves. But, sometimes, YOU will respond inappropriately to "bad" behavior. That's okay. Sasha Long, BCBA, M.A. tells us why you should take your inappropriate responses as learning opportunities.watch "Learning from your Inappropriate Responses"
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"
Does transition planning require a lot of paperwork? Of course it does, but flip your thinking and hyperfocus on your students' strengths and individualized. Do this and we promise doing paperwork will be efficient.watch "More Paperwork?"
The importance of building and developing relationships between educators and parents.watch "Parent-Professional Relationships"
The importance of developing a personal network to build support for the future.watch "Personal Networks"
Planned ignoring can be an effective strategy, but you also need to have a replacement behavior. Featuring Sasha Long, founder of the Autism Helper.watch "Planned Ignoring"
Who is Robert Pennington, PhD, BCBA-D?watch "Rob Pennington Ph.D., BCBA-D Introduction"
What is the value of self-regulation and mutual regulation? Featuring Barry Prizant, Ph.D., co-developer of the SCERTS model, a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach designed to improve communication and social-emotional functioning of young children with autism.watch "Self and mutual regulation"
Parents and educators need to understand SSI and Medicaid to support transition.watch "SSI: Medicaid Eligibility"
Professional development as a behavior change procedure.watch "Training as a Behavior Change Procedure"
Doing good assessment allows educators to craft the best possible plan for our students. Featuring Erik Carter, Ph.D.watch "Transition Assessment"
Transition is a life-long process, beginning long before and after kids leave school. Featuring Erik Carter, Ph.D.
Available in Spanishwatch "Transition is a Life-Long Process"
Depending on where you live, transition services and planning will look different. Featuring Erik Carter, Ph.D.watch "Transition Services will Look Different"
Can time-outs be an effective strategy? Yes. Featuring Sasha Long, founder of the Autism Helper.watch "What about time-outs?"
Teachers and parents can actually cause problem behaviors! Featuring Sasha Long, founder of the Autism Helper.watch "What are causes of problem behaviors?"
Rob Pennington, Ph.D. highlights some key behavior principles you can use in the class today.watch "What are some key behavior principles to use in class?"
All behavior is communication whether you're in a gen-ed classroom or a special ed classroom. Lean on your fellow teachers when you might need help. Featuring Sasha Long, founder of the Autism Helper.watch "What behavior is communication?"
Reducing problem behaviors creates better learning, social and academic opportunities. Featuring Sasha Long, founder of the Autism Helper.watch "What behavior is functional?"
Often we come up with a plan that's specific to a behavior, but when that plan evolves, so should your expectations and purpose. Featuring Sasha Long, founder of the Autism Helper.watch "What Expectations Should I Have?"
Finding what works as reinforcers for students may involve a preference assessment. What is a preference assessment and how do you conduct one?watch "What is a preference assessment?"
The key to behavior change is replacing the behavior of the problem behavior. Featuring Sasha Long, founder of the Autism Helper.watch "What is a Replacement Behavior?"
What is a simple definition of applied behavior analysis?watch "What is ABA?"
Reinforcement of a behavior can lead to the desired behavior from a student. But how is this different from a bribe?watch "What is the difference between reinforcement and bribery?"
What is the three-term contingency as it applies to Behavior Analysis?watch "What is the three-term contingency?"
Let's think more about our students' emotional memory. Are your students happy in their learning environments? Is there anything you can quickly change to mitigate anxiety in your students? Featuring Dr. Barrry Prizant, Autism Consultant and author of "Uniquely Human."watch "Why is emotional memory important?"
Understanding why fidelity is important to skill acquisition.watch "Why is Fidelity Important?"