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By Sam Blanco PhD, BCBA, LBA, Mordechai Meisels MS, BCBA, LBA, Bryan J. Blair, PhD, LABA, BCBA-D, and Laura Leonard MS, BCBA, LBA As providers of services to people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), we are experiencing an unprecedented situation given the impact of COVID-19 on nearly all se…
6 days ago · From Different Roads to Learning
As we get older, we realize that making friends is not easy. To make things worse, a pandemic, like the one we are experiencing today (caused by Coronavirus), absolutely shuts down any possibilities of going out to a social gathering to interact with people. But pandemic or not, it can be even more …
7 days ago · From Assistive Technology Blog
It’s difficult to know what advice to give when schools are shutting down and parents are faced with an unknown period of time without services. Here are a few ideas for how to approach each day with your child with autism. Our goal is not only to ease this transition (for your child and your entire…
13 days ago · From Different Roads to Learning
Parents, caregivers, therapists and teachers alike work so hard to teach a variety of play skills but what happens when your child or student doesn’t make that leap from facilitated play to independent play? Independent play is such an important skill that will allow him or her to better connect wit…
13.03.2020 · From Different Roads to Learning
Guilhem Gallart, who goes by Pone, is a 45 year old French hip hop artist who has made some amazing music in the ’90s. In 2015, Pone was diagnosed with ALS, and since then has been a tetraplegic, tracheostomized, and is fed through a tube. As an artist who is completely bed-ridden, cannot …
10.03.2020 · From Assistive Technology Blog
While ABA is generally a long term commitment that a client and his or her caregiver makes, oftentimes before the child reached his or her third birthday, it is still important to have a fade-out policy in place in for when the client reaches their treatment goals or the provider is no longer able t…
06.03.2020 · From Different Roads to Learning
For children with Autism, speech and behavioral therapy is recommended early on to bring improvements in their development caused by social, emotional and communication challenges. Many of these children are recommended to get 20 hours of therapy a week. However, these therapies can get really expen…
03.03.2020 · From Assistive Technology Blog
In order to inform, educate and engage deaf voters in the community to participate without any frustrations, and ultimately increase voter engagement, the Communication Service for the Deaf recently made elaborate expansions to to its SignVote campaign. SignVote is a non partisan platform that ho…
20.02.2020 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Have you ever been in a situation where you are presenting to an audience with deaf or hard of hearing folks and you don’t have a sign language interpreter available? If you have access to a computer with Microsoft Power Point and a mic, you can generate real time captions for your audience wi…
17.02.2020 · From Assistive Technology Blog
This month’s ASAT feature comes to us from Carl Sundberg, PhD, BCBA-D Behavior Analysis Center for Autism and David Celiberti, PhD, BCBA-D Association for Science in Autism Treatment. To learn more about ASAT, please visit their website at www.asatonline.org. You can also sign up for ASAT’s free new…
14.02.2020 · From Different Roads to Learning