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“Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) made sense to me right from the start. It wasn’t rocket science – just start teaching him the things he can’t do by breaking them down into small, teachable steps and then ‘reinforce’ the behavior. Then repeat.”
Read more in our interview with Nicole Rogerson, founding Director and CEO of Autism Awareness Australia
International Interview: With Nicole Rogerson, founding Director and CEO of Autism Awareness Australia By David Celiberti, PhD, BCBA-D I recently had the opportunity to interview Nicole Rogerson, founding Director and CEO of Autism Awareness Australia, a national not-for-profit organization. She is…
Against the backdrop of national attention paid to recent shootings of and by police officers, we see yet another sad example of individuals with autism misunderstood by first responders. The therapist stated that he attempted to allay the concerns of the police on the scene. More training, awareness, and education is clearly needed to increase the likelihood that individuals with autism in crisis will receive appropriate support, and benevolence. Although this could and should be a teachable moment, let's remember the countless examples of first responders who have managed emergencies with compassion, professionalism, and sensitivity.
Rock'n 4 Autism Awareness - HobokenThis is a sad reminder that individuals with autism engaging in a wide array of behaviors can be at great risk for harm. Hopefully this story will present many important learning opportunities.5 days ago · 5
Erin LeifI hope this incidental will spark more conversation about how first responders can assist people with autism, especially during episodes of challenging behaviour1 day ago
Renee WozniakAgreed. Hoping that this brings about learning and awareness opportunities for all. Kudos to Charles Kinsey for doing what he could to explain the situation and protect this young man from harm.5 days ago · 1