Saturday, August 8, 2015


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The material is more understandable if you start at the beginning/earliest of the postings and work your way forward in time.  Some of the postings have links to other materials.  Click on the link within the post.

Coaching in Early Childhood: Primary Coach Approach to Teaming

Primary Service Provider Approach

Checklists for Implementing a Primary-Coach Approach to Teaming


Autism Intervention:General Research, Models, Moduals, Packages, & Information: Free PowerPoint

Joint Attention, Parenting and Treatment a free PowerPoint

Behaviorism and ABA a Free PowerPoint

Writing Measurable Behavioral Objectives Powerpoint

Low Cost Treatment for Autism

Behaviorism: What it is and what it isn’t.

“Story-based Intervention Package” (For children with autism)

Music as a part of intervention

Joint Attention: one of, if not the most critical skills for communication and any significant improvement in autism 2-14-11

Parent Implemented Intervention For Autism 1-27-11

General: Autism Research, Model, and Intervention Package, Information 1-27-11

What to look for in a consultant/coach 1-24-11

Good, even the best autism treatment doesn't have to cost a fortune. Research has proven this. Sometimes your child can get great treatment for 20% of what is commonly paid for treatment.  1-21-11

What's the PROOF intervention works and is worth the time, effort, and money 1-18-11

Parent Implemented Intervention (Autism Spectrum Disorders) 1/18/11

Intervention descriptions: Evidence Based Best Practice 1/13/11

Back to Basics 12-17-10

Videos By Topic (Autism Research and Treatment) 12-15-10

Natural Reinforcement: Parenting that Lasts 12-3-10

Best Practice (less expensive) Treatment for Autism  12/1/10

Autism Internet Modules 1/13/11

Early Start Denver Model for Young Children with Autism: Promoting Language, Learning, and Engagement 11-22-10

Working Paper #9: Persistent Fear and Anxiety Can Affect Young Children’s Learning and Development
Report from the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child  11-16-10

Better and more effective intervention for much less money, commonly as little as 20% of what is often currently being spent  11/8/10

Family-Focused Interventions for Promoting Social-Emotional Development in Infants and Toddlers with or at Risk for Disabilities  10/26/10

Specific example of mental health or developmental disability goals and objectives 10/19/10



Assessment: Targeting the treatment towards all the issues, not just the child. 10/9/10

More progress for less money. Best practice, affordable therapy/intervention for Mental Health or Developmental Disabilities. Economic, Best Practice for Government Agencies and Schools: Coaching 10/5/10

Best Practice, Better Outcomes: How to write Measurable Behavioral Objectives, Goals & Plans 1-27-11

Additional information on writing measurable behavioral objectives 1-29-11

More on contextually mediated behavior from an unusual source. 9/21/10

CHILD BEHAVIOR: Why does s/he do that? and What can I do about it? 8/9/10

Writing an objective, goal, or plan, for safety concerns. 9/2/10

How to write Contextually Mediated Objectives 7/26/10

Another way to respond to (deal with) tantrums 9/1/09

Short exchange with Dr. Richard Solomon 7/31/09

Some additional resources for working with children with autism 6/27/09

Meaningful Functional Outcomes and Parental Involvement 5/29/09

Reinforcement  3/17/09

Desensitization 3/14/09

Chaining 3/14/09


Quality Treatment for Children 2/6/09

Transition plans 1/9/09

Functional Outcomes 12/17/08

Functional Behavioral Assessments or What’s causing the short? 12/1/08

What are some of the often overlooked independent variables? (sometimes referred to as Setting Events) 10/21/08


IEP Goals for P.L.A.Y. for children with Autism 6/11/08

Writing Measurable Behavioral Objectives for P.L.A.Y. 5-2-08

Best Practice, Better Outcomes: How to write Measurable Behavioral Objectives, Goals & Plans 1-27-11

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Reduce the chloride to restore the switch

Reduce the chloride to restore the switch: A drug given to pregnant mice with models of autism prevents autistic behavior in their offspring, a new report shows, and though the drug could not be administered prenatally in humans (there is no way to screen for autism in human fetuses), clinical trials of this drug administered later in development, in young children who have already developed autistic symptoms, are showing progress.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Summaries for lessons in module 2

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Summaries for lessons in module 1

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