Tag Archives: Applied Behavior Analysis

emPOWERing Autism Parents Part 2

In this episode, Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson, Executive Director of Autism Care and Treatment Today!, shares a message of hope and emPOWERment for Autism parents in the form of a fun and funky rap song. This is the second in a series of videos to help parents turn their “disability” into an opportunity!

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IBT Offers Professionals Specialized Supervisor Training to Meet Requirements

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The Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT) will host a training on Nov. 11, 2013, in Marina Del Rey, Calif., to teach professionals the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure effective supervision of individuals who are pursuing certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).

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November 2013 Smarty

November’s Smarty is a Scavenger Hunt – a perfect rainy day activity! Scavenger hunts directly target picture-object matching, and visual and spatial memory skills. Because a scavenger hunt can be adapted with endless variations it can be used to target a myriad of skills and is an appropriate activity for preschool to adulthood.

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Camp Discovery: Objects Now Available On Google Play

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CARD is proud to announce that the app that we have been developing called Camp Discovery: Objects is now available on iTunes for iPads and on Google play for Android devices!

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The A-Word, Part 57: Update On Preschool At Clinic

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In this episode we see that Jack Riley has been in preschool for the last three days with Jessica as his shadow. And during clinic they discuss how school is going and work on some new skills. Jessica updates the team on how Jack Riley’s behaviors are in class, and how his teacher is handling him.

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New Autism Study Reveals Effectiveness of Web-Based Intervention Tool for Challenging Behaviors

A new autism study shows that use of the Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) Builder improves the quality of behavior intervention plans designed by clinicians treating children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study, conducted by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), is published in the December 2013 edition of the scientific journal Research [...]

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Pouting Pumpkins, Grinning Gourds, Smirking Squash

Halloween

Yes, Costco now has 5 aisles of Christmas décor, but it is still pumpkin season for at least a month! Do you have a pumpkin at home yet?

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Understanding the Affordable Care Act’s Impact on Autism Treatment Coverage

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While the media and politicians might want you to think otherwise, it’s not that difficult to understand the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as “Obamacare”) and, more specifically, whether you can now access insurance to cover autism treatment in your state. If you don’t have insurance, you are eligible to purchase insurance through your state exchange, and federal subsidies have made the insurance extremely affordable for those who qualify.

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Emmy Award Winner & Autism Parent Begins Weekly Broadcast Segment “EmPOWERing Autism Parents” on Autism Live

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Best-selling author, motivational speaker, and media personality Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson launches a new Autism Live segment called “EmPOWERing Autism Parents” this Wednesday, October 16, 2013. The segment will air during the 10:00 a.m. (PDT) hour on www.autism-live.com. “EmPOWERing Autism Parents” provides motivation for parents of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and inspiring tips on how to address the challenges. Viewers can also watch “Empowering Autism Parents” on its YouTube channel.

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CARD to Implement, Skills®:The Online Autism Solution With Magellan Health Services

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CARD and Magellan Health Services (MGLN) today announced the implementation of Skills®: The Online Autism Solution across Magellan’s network of behavioral health providers who work with individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. The Skills® curriculum will enable providers to assess a child’s strengths and weaknesses, design individualized and comprehensive treatment plans, and track treatment progress. Skills is based on the scientifically-proven principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) and was created by researchers and top-level clinicians at CARD.

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