This online course addresses 10 naturalistic, developmental-behavioral intervention components that represent the greatest challenges for professionals and families as they establish foundations for conversational skills in young children with an ASD. Participants will be introduced to Dr. Patrick Rydell’s Learning Style Profile© (LSP). Watch Preview Video >
Most professionals and parents involved in ASD intervention are familiar with the latest empirical research. But, what’s next? What is our game plan? The LSP Part II Advanced Course focuses on training professionals and parents for interventions that facilitate the child’s development from learning style weaknesses to learning style strengths. Watch Preview Video >
This course takes the empirical research on ASD peer-mediated interventions, and provides practical, common-sense strategies to help children with autism learn how to increase their social abilities with friends. Watch Preview Video >
This course provides specific goals & strategies to use at school, therapy and home to help move children with autism from object-oriented to people-oriented learners. Watch Preview Video >
This course provides step-by-step strategies to design & implement Joint Action Routines (JARs) as a preferred tool to facilitate verbal communication in children with an autism spectrum disorder. Watch Preview Video >
This course provides practical steps & strategies to move children with an autism spectrum disorder from unconventional, mechanical & inflexible verbal exchanges to conventional uses of language that is typical of friends, peers, and classmates. Watch Preview Video >
This course provides therapy design considerations to help mitigate interactional breakdowns so therapy sessions can be more productive from the start. Watch Preview Video >
Research has shown (J Autism Dev Disord. 2015; 45(8): 2411–2428) that joint attention tasks and imitation and modeling instruction are all necessary precursors for the development of social skills and speech and language development. The "Who’s Doing The Thinking" Instructional Series explains and discusses how to implement these methods and strategies into any instructional program.