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How to Teach Joint Attention to Children with Autism

As ABA professionals, we should be teaching joint attention to children with autism. It encourages social engagement; a way for the child to bring others into his or her world. So how can we teach this important skill?

being a bcba within a school system

Episode 072: Being a BCBA within a School System with Natalie Todd

Natalie Todd is a BCBA and elementary school-based behavioral consultant in New York State. We talk with Natalie about changes in behavioral analysis and how new techniques are replacing outdated ones. We also discuss parent training and tips to help parents reinforce behavioral changes at home.

7 Steps to Instructional Control with Robert Schramm

Episode 061: 7 Steps to Instructional Control with Robert Schramm

Robert Schramm is a board-certified behavioral analyst and the creator of Just 7 Steps of Instructional Control. Through his transformative work, Robert was able to translate behavioral analysis principles into language that parents can understand. Robert’s 7 steps help parents of all backgrounds make great progress with their kids regardless of diagnosis while building great relationships with them along the way.

Animal Training with Barbara Heidenreich

Episode 058: Animal Training with Barbara Heidenreich

Barbara Heidenreich is an expert exotic animal trainer who uses ABA and behavioral principles in her work. There are so many ways ABA can be applied outside of the traditional scope and animal training is just one of them. Barbara talks about how her work is helping animal care professionals reduce animal stress and shares some exciting stories from her career.

The Literacy Epidemic

Episode 051: The Literacy Epidemic with Michael Maloney

Michael Maloney is an expert in direct instruction and precision teaching. His work addresses the growing literacy problem, which he refers to as a global pandemic. We talk with Michael about the Follow Through Project, why the system won’t address the literacy problem, and what we can do as practitioners to make a difference.