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Frank Woods

11 Celebrities and Famous People with Autism or Aspergers

Although autism can create difficulty in learning, many people with autism can not only perform their jobs effectively but succeed at the very highest levels. This article lists 11 of the famous celebrities and people with autism throughout history.

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How To Guides
Anton Shcherbakov, Psy.D, BCBA

How to Use Chaining to Teach Complex Skills

Chaining procedures are critical for teaching children with autism complex skills such as washing hands and getting dressed. In combination with a good task analysis, chaining procedures make teaching complex skills a piece of cake!

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How To Guides
Kerri Shcherbakov, Psy.D., NCSP

How to Get an IEP for Your Child

The process of obtaining an IEP in public schools can take some time. This article outlines the procedures for requesting evaluations and implementing an initial IEP. Factors taken into account by the school team in determining eligibility for special education are also discussed.

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How To Guides
Kerri Shcherbakov, Psy.D., NCSP

Does My Child Need an IEP?

If your child is struggling to keep up in school, you may be wondering if they would benefit from an IEP, or individualized education program. This article will help you to think through the steps to help determine whether your child needs or would benefit from an IEP. Other options like a 504 plan are also discussed.

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Resources
Anton Shcherbakov, Psy.D, BCBA

101 Reinforcement Ideas for Students with Autism

It can be difficult to motivate those students that don’t seem to have that drive for learning on their own. This article provides 101 reinforcement ideas for students with autism. We include a variety of ideas from categories including food, activities, sensory, attention, electronics, and toys.

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Research
Anton Shcherbakov, Psy.D, BCBA

Research Update: Social Stories Improve Toothbrushing Skills

Social stories are short stories that can help explain life and social skills to individuals with autism. This study demonstrates that a social story can help children with and without autism to learn the skill of toothbrushing and improve dental hygiene.

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