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Autism Through the Lens of Relationships

Listen in to my discussion with Jackie Flynn as we talk about Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) in a talk titled, "Autism Through the Lens of Relationships".


Understanding Behavior: What are Autistic Children Communicating?

Children with autism spectrum disorder often behave in ways that confound families and limit their navigation of school, the community or daily living; sometimes these actions land them in dangerous situations. Unfortunately, autistic children -- with or without communication challenges -- often cannot articulate the reason for their actions. These behaviors are frequently treated as […]


Less Stress Parenting Webinar

Sarah Wayland to be featured in the next Less Stress Parenting webinar. In this webinar, Sarah Wayland will discuss various myths about students with learning differences and how to address those myths among friends, in educational settings, and within your households. Additionally, she will provide practical tips for parents to share with students immediately while […]

Behavior is Communication!

Behavior is Communication! Demystifying Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) A functional behavioral assessment (FBA) guides you through the process of gathering information to describe what drives a child’s behavior(s). It is used to develop a behavior intervention plan (BIP) that outlines how the behavior will be addressed and how more acceptable behavior(s) will be taught. […]

Understand Emotions, Stress, and the Brain and You Will Understand Challenging Behavior

When your child loses it, it can be hard to see their behavior for what it is. It’s difficult to avoid interpreting their behavior as manipulative, intentional, or personal when in reality it is more likely to be a biological stress response to a situation where their needs are not being met, they feel unsafe, […]

Executive Functioning Webinar

Webinar on Executive Functioning for children who are currently in childcare, preparing to graduate childcare, or in kindergarten. Sponsor: MDApprentices (https://mdapprentices.org/) Where: The session will take place virtually When: April […]

It’s Not Just Autism! Some Co-Occurring Conditions

In this presentation, you will earn about some of the conditions that frequently co-occur in autistic people. These conditions can have an enormous impact on the functioning and/or well-being of […]