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2012-02-10 16:00:00

Special Learning, Inc. will host four 120-minute live webcasts covering the topics Decreasing Problem Behavior with a FBA, Legislation and Resources for BCBA/BCABA Autism Task List Requirements section A and E, and Comprehensive Supervision of BCaBA's and Practicum Experience Requirements. These webcasts aim to impart valuable knowledge both to providers, educators and parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 Special Learning, Inc. a...

2012-02-07 14:00:00

The January 2012 issue of the ABA Literature Summary reviews studies that involve the use of modern technology in special education. The summary reviews the effectiveness of using technology to enhance academic and social skills, as well as other potential benefits it can offer children with autism and other special needs. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 Special Learning, Inc. a comprehensive autism solutions company announces today the release of its January 2012 ABA Literature...

2012-02-01 07:09:22

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — One in every 110 people are diagnosed with autism. The behavior characteristics of autism start to emerge over the first few years of life. Some babies, who go on to develop autism, start showing signs as early as their first year. Unfortunately, kids are not firmly diagnosed with the disease until much later. As a result, the vast majority of research on autism has concentrated on children two and older--until now. Earlier studies of the human brain show...

2012-01-31 10:22:47

Britain's first adult autism survey reveals previously 'invisible' group with autism New research on autism in adults has shown that adults with a more severe learning disability have a greater likelihood of having autism. This group, mostly living in private households, was previously 'invisible' in estimates of autism. Dr Terry Brugha, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Leicester, led research on behalf of the University for the report Estimating the Prevalence of Autism...

2012-01-25 14:00:00

Special Learning, Inc. will host a 60-minute free webinar entitled “Lunch With An Expert” on the topic Applied Behavior Analysis at Home and School. The speaker is Ms. Erin Lombard, M.Ed., BCBA, an expert on ABA. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 Special Learning, Inc.,a comprehensive autism solutions company, today announced that they will be hosting the second of their free live webinar series entitled “Lunch With An Expert”. This 60-minute forum will discuss...

2012-01-25 04:54:03

Teaching children with autism to 'talk things through in their head' may help them to solve complex day-to-day tasks, which could increase the chances of independent, flexible living later in life, according to new research. The study, led by Durham University, found that the mechanism for using 'inner speech' or 'talking things through in their head' is intact in children with autism but not always used in the same way as typically developing children do. The psychologists found that...

2012-01-05 14:00:00

Special Learning, Inc. will be hosting a live webinar entitled “Strategies to Increase Beginner Classroom Participation Skills” delivered by Ms. Michele LaMarche, BCBA, recipient of the coveted 2011 Best Practices Award sponsored by the Ohio Governor´s Council on People with Disabilities. The 120-minute webinar will identify beginner level classroom behaviors that are a must and specific strategies to help achieve these skills for children with autism and other special...

2011-12-26 14:00:00

Special Learning, Inc. introduces another innovative way of sharing valuable information to the global Autism community. Special Learning Expert Blog is an open resource intended to share the views and knowledge of Autism experts and other health care professionals dedicated to advancing the quality of life for individuals with Autism and their families. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 26, 2011 Special Learning, Inc., an online comprehensive Autism solutions company, today introduced their...


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