30 episodes

Welcome to Supporting the Spectrum: a podcast designed to bring you news about research, services, and supports for children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders and their families.

Supporting the Spectrum is hosted by the University of Missouri’s Thompson Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders Training and Education Division (TED). This podcast is brought to you by Training Experts in Autism for Missouri (TEAM) project sponsored by the Missouri Department of Mental Health.

Though the topics discussed are geared towards families and professionals providing direct support to individuals with autism, we encourage all to listen. We hope that the conversations shared will provide insight and generate new ideas on how we as a community can create and embrace more inclusive experiences for all.

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Welcome to Supporting the Spectrum: a podcast designed to bring you news about research, services, and supports for children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders and their families.

Supporting the Spectrum is hosted by the University of Missouri’s Thompson Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders Training and Education Division (TED). This podcast is brought to you by Training Experts in Autism for Missouri (TEAM) project sponsored by the Missouri Department of Mental Health.

Though the topics discussed are geared towards families and professionals providing direct support to individuals with autism, we encourage all to listen. We hope that the conversations shared will provide insight and generate new ideas on how we as a community can create and embrace more inclusive experiences for all.

    30: Regional Center Support

    30: Regional Center Support

    In this episode of Supporting the Spectrum, Shireen Razavi, Client Services Coordinator at Boone County Family Resources (BCFR) who supervises Support Coordinators, discusses the role of Regional Centers and County Boards, how to get connected with support through the Regional Office, potential services that may be available, and the benefits of having a Case Manager/Support Coordinator on your team.

    • 17 min
    29: Constipation

    29: Constipation

    In this episode of Supporting the Spectrum, Shawna Shelton, registered nurse and nurse clinician at the University of Missouri’s Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, discusses common causes and treatment approaches for constipation.

    • 14 min
    28: The ABA Controversy

    28: The ABA Controversy

    In this episode of Supporting the Spectrum, Cortney Fish, a licensed behavior analyst at the Thompson Center, discusses the debate of using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Common concerns related to the use of ABA are explained and misperceptions clarified.

    • 14 min
    27: STRIVE, a Post-Secondary Program for Transition Skills Development

    27: STRIVE, a Post-Secondary Program for Transition Skills Development

    In this episode of Supporting the Spectrum, Jaclyn Benigno, STRIVE Program Coordinator and Cortney Fish, Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Training Core Manager at the Thompson Center, share about the program Self-Determined Transition Readiness Through Individual Vocational Experiences (STRIVE). Benigno and Fish provide information about the program, discuss its success, and share additional transition resources.

    • 17 min
    26: Vocational Rehabilitation

    26: Vocational Rehabilitation

    In this episode of Supporting the Spectrum, Luke Daily, a licensed social worker and Assistant District Supervisor at Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), discusses how VR provides individuals with disabilities support towards employment goals. He provides an overview of the services available through VR, information on how and when to access those services, and additional resources to consider while preparing for transition.

    • 22 min
    25: Bullying

    25: Bullying

    In this episode of Supporting the Spectrum, Dr. Chad Rose, Associate Professor at the University of Missouri and Director of the Mizzou Ed Bully Prevention Lab, discusses bullying, bullying prevention, and response. Dr. Rose shares his expert knowledge, including advice, information, and resources to both prevent bullying and support students who have experienced bullying.

    • 20 min

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