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Turn Autism Around

Jun 2, 2020

I met Amanda V. about eight years ago when her son was newly diagnosed with autism. Imagine my delight when she contacted me to share that her son was starting middle school in a mainstream classroom, and was on the football team. Early intervention in the birth-to-three program, and the ABA techniques I taught her...


May 26, 2020

There are many professions in the autism community, and one very helpful person to have on your team is an OT. Dore Blanchet is one of my favorite OTs that I’ve worked with, and today we’re going to cover fine motor skills; the role of an OT; and how Dore continues to work with her clients in the midst of COVID-19.


May 19, 2020

My ultimate goal is for our children to live their happiest, most independent lives; that’s why language comprehension is so essential. Today I’m going to focus on how to build receptive language abilities; how to assess comprehension; when and how to use visuals, and more!


May 12, 2020

Medication in the autism community can be a touchy subject. As a professional in the autism community, I feel it’s part of my responsibility to shine a light on autism conditions and medications and give you factual information. That’s why I’m interviewing Dr. Missy Olive, a doctoral-level BCBA and a...


May 5, 2020

Today’s guest is a highly requested one, and I finally have the pleasure of interviewing her:  please welcome Kate Swenson! Kate is most recognized for her Facebook pages Finding Cooper’s Voice and Coop’s Troops. Kate shares the ups and downs that come with being a mom to three boys, including one with severe...