Inclusive Education Project Podcast
About This Show
Disability rights is the next frontier in civil rights. We believe education is the key to building an inclusive society and ensuring that all students are given an equal opportunity.
The Inclusive Education Project Podcast, hosted by Special Education and Civil Rights attorneys, Amanda Selogie and Vickie Brett, offers a fresh, smart perspective on what it takes to truly make our educational systems and communities inclusive.
Tune in each week as Amanda and Vickie share insight on topics ranging from education reform to advocating for equal rights for all students, and participating in modern activism. This show will also offer user-friendly resources to help you and your family navigate the educational playing field.
Most Recent Episode
Behavioral Changes and Signs to Look For in Your Child with Tanya Lopez and Caitlyn Marcus [IEP 029]
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Paying attention to changes in a child’s behavior is important and can mean the difference between providing that child with the help he/she needs and letting it go without a diagnosis. Knowing what to do once you recognize those behavioral changes is even more important. We're joined by Tanya Lopez and Caitlyn Marcus, two Board Certified Behavioral Analysts who have spent over 10 years perfecting their skills in working with families that have children with special needs, including autism. They help families and children overcome behavioral challenges inside and outside of the home. In this episode, they explain what they do and how they use their education and experiences to work with families. For full show transcript, visit our site here. What You'll Learn in This Episode: What can you do as a parent to help your child in/outside of the home when behavioral challenges arise? How can you use rewarding behavior to promote positive outcomes and make learning fun for kids? How kids learn to communicate and behave with different family members and friends. How ABA also works with the parents as well to aid in these changes. The importance of lessons that are tailored to each individual child How to address behaviors that may impede learning. Learning to recognize whether they are problematic or just quirks Insurance companies now recognizing these ABA treatments as medically necessary How ABA is not just for children with autism or special needs What are the credentials or experience necessary to be considered a true ABA professional? How ABA treatment goals should change as the child grows and progresses How to use ABA treatment as preventative and instead of reactive Recognizing the difference between a skill defect or a performance deficit. CAN the child do the task assigned to him/her or do they just not WANT to? Tips to help guide parents in starting ABA treatments Resources Mentioned: Cathy Johnson's episode - Speech and Language Pathologist Autism Speaks Admin@iepcalifornia.org how to contact Tanya and Caitlyn Thank you for listening! Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to the show to receive every new episode delivered straight to your podcast player every Tuesday. If you enjoyed this episode and believe in our message, then please help us get the word out about this podcast. Rate and Review this show in Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, or Google Play. It helps other listeners find this show. Be sure to connect with us and reach out with any questions/concerns: Facebook Instagram Twitter IEP website This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not to be construed as legal advice specific to your circumstances. If you need help with any legal matters, be sure to consult with an attorney regarding your specific needs.
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