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Sep 152012

Arguing is one of the most common complaints I hear from parents. The strategies discussed here will work for any children – but they are particularly helpful for children with high functioning autism spectrum disorders who are prone to argue. This makes sense given the nature of ASDs. If we have a child who has […]

Aug 272012

I have set up a brand new discussion forum on this website. Do you have an autism spectrum related topic you’d like to discuss with others? Then come on over!  Get registered, and start a new thread. I set up the following categories just to get started: Bullying, Behavior Management, Helpful Resources, Introductions (a good […]

Aug 192012

1. Setting specific behavioral goals with rewards for achieving them BEFORE the activity starts is an important strategy for preventing behavior problems and meltdowns. We are reducing problem behavior by teaching the child specifically what we want them to do and then rewarding them for accomplishing it. Do not offer a reward for stopping problem […]

Jun 242012

Excerpt from the new ebook I am writing entitled: Top ten strategies to help your high functioning autism spectrum child flourish. This is the first page of my first chapter: Understanding, Analyzing and Resolving Problem Behaviors. Families are often looking for help for an ASD child because of problem behaviors. Many of these problem behaviors […]

Jun 082012

Dear readers: This is the first draft of the preface for the e-book I am writing. Let me know your opinions and comments! Preface Do you want to learn methods to help your high functioning* autism spectrum child flourish? You have come to the right place! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and I […]

May 282012

Dear readers: I have recently started a new series of YouTube videos, so you can follow me there “in person” if you want to hear my latest. My YouTube channel is ASDspecialist. I am doing videos about areas of concern for autism spectrum kids, and also some general interest psychotherapy topics. In addition, I have […]

Apr 292012
Info on our new app for Android phones: Behavior management on the go!

Let’s Go! Plus allows parents to quickly establish a fun and easy to use behavior management plan when going out to common activities.   Our free Let’s Go! app covers five activities: going to a store, going to a restaurant, going in a car, going to worship, and going to a birthday party. Let’s Go! […]