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Welcome to The Autism Helper Podcast, where we explore different strategies to improve the lives of individuals with autism.

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Welcome to The Autism Helper Podcast, where we explore different strategies to improve the lives of individuals with autism.

    Episode 92: All About the Premack Principle with Stacey Francesconi

    Episode 92: All About the Premack Principle with Stacey Francesconi

    The Premack Principle is something you probably use on a daily basis and didn’t even realize it. In this episode, we breakdown what the Premack Principle is, how to use it effectively, and how to get your teams on board. Former special education teacher and BCBA, Stacey Francesconi, goes in-depth into “grandma’s rule” and how this even applies to our own lives. Stacey is also the co-host of the podcast The Contingency Clique.

    Links:
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-contingency-clique/id1507849012



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    • 15 min
    Episode 91: Introducing the Mini ABA Episodes and the What and Whys of Data Collection with BCBA Jane Logvinova

    Episode 91: Introducing the Mini ABA Episodes and the What and Whys of Data Collection with BCBA Jane Logvinova

    Let’s start off our Mini ABA Episode Series with one of the best foundational topics - data collection. BCBA and ABADesk co-founder, Jane Logvinova, shares a great overview of what data collection is and why we collect data. Jane points out how data can be taken in simple & easy to utilize ways. Jane reviews data collection best practices, how to use operational definitions, and what to do with data once you take it!

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    • 20 min
    Episode 90: 6 Remote Learning Tips for Children with Executive Function Challenges with Erin Vollmer, MS CCC-SLP

    Episode 90: 6 Remote Learning Tips for Children with Executive Function Challenges with Erin Vollmer, MS CCC-SLP

    Executive Functioning skills are sets of processes to achieve a goal. Executive functioning skills involve organization, planning, and time management. Remote learning can be especially challenging for learners with executive functioning weakness. Erin Vollmer MS, CCC-SLP shares 6 strategies to help our students during virtual learning. Erin is a licensed and certified pediatric speech language pathologist. She is the co-founder of TherapyWorks; which provides
    quality speech, occupational, physical therapies and social work services.

    LINKS
    https://therapyworks.com/

    • 22 min
    Episode 89: Strategies for Decreasing Anxiety During Virtual Learning with Dr. Eric Storch

    Episode 89: Strategies for Decreasing Anxiety During Virtual Learning with Dr. Eric Storch

    Virtual learning brings new challenges for everyone. Changes to our schedules, less structure, and the new expectations that online instruction brings can sometimes lead to increased anxiety with learners with autism. In this episode, Dr. Eric Storch shares helpful strategies for how both parents and teachers can help students cope with anxiety during this time.

    Dr. Storch is a Professor and McIngvale Presidential Endowed Chair in the Menninger Department
    of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). He specializes in the nature and treatment of childhood and adult obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety disorders, PTSD, and anxiety among youth with autism.

    Dr. Storch discusses some actionable tips to incorporate into students’ days through using strategies from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Dr. Storch gives an overview of CBT and how these concepts can be helpful for our learners.



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    • 30 min
    Episode 88: Teaching & Collecting Data on Life Skills in the Virtual High School Classroom with Leanne Abushar

    Episode 88: Teaching & Collecting Data on Life Skills in the Virtual High School Classroom with Leanne Abushar

    It can be a challenge to incorporate the important components of our in-person instruction into virtual learning. High school teacher and teacher coach, Leanne Abushar, shares how she uses video modeling and video streaming to work on life skills with her high school students virtually. Leanne shares the importance of the home school connection, gives tips for collaborating with parents, and reviews how she creates a task analysis data sheet for parents to complete. This episode is filled with actionable tips that can be applied to many types of skills!



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    • 19 min
    Episode 87: Reinforcement in the Virtual Classroom with Special Education Teacher Kelsey Jansson

    Episode 87: Reinforcement in the Virtual Classroom with Special Education Teacher Kelsey Jansson

    Special education teacher, Kelsey Jansson, shares how she incorporates reinforcement into her virtual classroom. Reinforcement is essential to build new skills and as Kelsey points out, virtual learning involves a lot of new skills for our learners. Reinforcement is more important than ever! Kelsey utilizes virtual choice boards, virtual token boards, and mini schedules to embed reinforcement into her virtual instruction. She gives specific and actionable tips on how to use these strategies in your classroom. This episode is filled with easy to use ideas!

    Links:
    Giving screen control during zoom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCbJIpftItQ



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    • 17 min

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