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Understanding Autism Research and How to Use it to Advocate for Your Child
The AST Speaker Series offers educational events to our staff, families and the community.
Información general sobre el autismo
Información general sobre el autismo. Autism information in Spanish.
The Premack Principle (or First: Then Rule), A Positive Reinforcement Strategy
Also known as the "Grandma's Rule". This is a great positive reinforcement strategy to use with your child.
Halloween Tips for Kids with Autism
Here are some great tips for preparing your child to have a successful and fun Halloween.
What is Verbal Behavior?
What is Verbal Behavior and how can it help in the therapy of children with autism?
Getting an Assessment for Autism Therapy
AST answers the question, "Why do I need an assessment if I already have diagnosis of autism?"
What is a Systematic Review?
Systematic reviews of autism treatment literature can help you identify quality research and outcomes.
AST Learning Center in New Orleans
AST is proud to announce our new location and larger facility in New Orleans. The AST Learning Center supports kids ages 18 months to 5 years old by providing a comprehensive ABA program.
Temple Grandin - AST Speaker Series
We were honored to have Dr. Temple Grandin speak to our families and staff recently in San Diego as part of the AST Speaker Series.
AST Celebrates 15 Years
On the occassion of our 15th anniversary, we are celebrating our amazing staff!
Medi-Cal Update Part 3
Final in our 3 part series. Learn what you can expect clinically from your Medi-Cal or managed care plan.
Medi-Cal Update Part 2
The second in our series of Medi-Cal Updates. Understanding the different kinds of Medi-Cal and how they work with your provider.
Medi-Cal Update Part 1
The first in our series of Medi-Cal updates. What you need to know if you are transitioning from Regional Center to Medi-Cal funding.
Tips for a Successful Halloween with Your Child
Some Helpful tips for creating a great Halloween experience for your family. Read more tips in our blog here.
Evidence Based Practice
Hanna Rue provides a clear explanation of what it means to engage in evidence based practice.
Child Development: What To Do When You Think Your Child Needs Help
Seeking early support for your child can have many benefits, regardless of any diagnosis that may or may not come later.
Preparing for In-Home Autism Therapy
Great tips and tricks on how to get the most out of your child's in-home autism therapy.
IEP PREPARATION: WHAT TO DO NOW FOR NEXT YEAR
Great suggestions for what you can do now to create a successful school experience for your child next year.
Summer Activities for Kids with Autism in Your Community
Suggestions for fun and recreational opportunities that may be near you.
The Value of Self-Management
Information about self management for individuals who are transitioning into independent management of their own behavior.
What is ABA
We break down how this science is used to help kids with autism reach their full potential.
Antecedent Strategy - Response Effort
In this video Rob explains a great proactive (antecedent) strategy to consider to support your child's success.
Taking Appropriate Breaks During Intervention - Functional Communication Part 1 of 3
The most ffective way to help your child with autism take breaks during therapy so that they are refreshed and motivated to succeed. This video is part 1 in our 3 part series on Functional Communication Training (FCT).
Managing Tantrums - Functional Communication Training (FCT) part 3
In our third installment on Functional Communication Training (FCT), Rob shares a clear plan of action to manage your child's tantrum and help them communicate what they need.
ABA Strategy: The Premack Principle
The Premack Principle, is a helpful antecendent strategy used in ABA. Learn how you can use this principle to support your child in accomplishing their daily schedule.
The 3 Pillars of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
These "3 Pillars" provide guidance for creating new behaviors as well as improved communication with your child.
In this video, we break down how to appropriately use replacement behavior strategies to support your child's challenging behaviors.
REINFORCING REPLACEMENT BEHAVIOR: DRA AND DRO
In this video, we expand on our Replacement Behavior video by sharing specific reinforcement strategies.
AUTISM RESOURCES FOR EVERY COMMUNITY
In this video, Rob shares information about great online resources that are helpful for parents in any community.
Priming Your Child with Autism for Easier Transitions
Using the antecedent strategy of priming as a way to help your child understand and prepare for transitions.
AUTISM STRATEGY: CHOICE MAKING
In this video we share a simple but powerful strategy to help your child more confidently achieve their goals.
What is the Differences Between ABA and DTT?
Explaining some of the differences and similarities between DTT (Discrete Trial Training) and ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis).