29 Oct

The UAE Diaries | Nipa Gandhi Bhuptani

Ryan O’Donnell and Megan Miller visited Dubai and interview Nipa Bhuptani who is the CLM Regional Associate In UAE. She earned one of the first CLM Accredited Sites years ago in Abu Dhabi along with her CLM Team Members.

Nipa’s current organization (ABTI: Applied Behavior Training Institute) has a CLM Lab School License to implement the Competent Learner Model (CLM). I am very proud of her and her CLM Colleagues’ implementation of the model…

Great Interview Ryan O’Donnell and excellent video Megan Marie Miller🙂❤️

Published on Oct 24, 2018

Brought to you in part by Patreon Supporter Megan Miller. Support and Advertisement: https://www.patreon.com/thedailyba

 

28 Sep

Congratulations Belinda & Liz

Exciting news from the Monterey region

Liz Hernandez

Liz will be recognized by SARC at their annual SERVICE ABOUT SELF ceremony on October 20th. Liz was nominated for her dedicated work with learners and will be receiving the Support Staff of the Year award.

Liz began employment at TUCCi in August of 1996. She is the longest employed employee with our organization. It is wonderful that the community is recognizing Liz’s professionalism and never-ending dedication to helping the families she works with. She is bilingual in Spanish and has worked in South County and Monterey regions. She is assisting the transition of learners from the Early Start program to Behavior Intervention Services for the Monterey region.

 

Belinda Godwin

Congratulations to Belinda for successfully passing the BCBA exam.

Belinda a mother of five. Her eldest boy is 13 years old and started her down this path of learning ABA when he was two years old in 2007. Her other children are 10 years, 6 years, 5 years and 17 months old. She is a busy mother! Belinda changed her original career path from becoming a preschool teacher to wanting to become a BCBA in 2008.

She graduated from Cabrillo College with an AS in Early Childhood Education with specialization certificates in infants/toddlers & culturally diverse families in 2009. Next, she studied at CSUMB and graduated in 2012 with a BA in Psychology, and two minors in social work & human development. Lastly, she completed studies at Ball State University and graduated in 2015 with an MA in Applied Behavior Analysis with a concentration in Autism.

From left to right: Liz Hernandez, Coordinator and Belinda Godwin, BCBA
17 Jul

Fluency FlashCards Promo Video

Fluency FlashCards is a “SMART” web-based App. Once purchased, you have FREE access to a tutorial developed by Dr. Kent Johnson. With this tutorial, you will learner, via a Teaching Machine, how to write SAFMEDS Cards (i.e., Fluency FlashCards). Plus, you can submit your developed decks to be published and earn some extra money. The App can be purchased by Users at the eLearning Store, Inc at www.elearningstoreinc.com

Instructors and Administrators of organizations can purchase the APP by emailing [email protected] to purchase the APP.

21 May

Tucci Learning Solutions (TUCCi) CLM Flyers

Access to some of these Apps will be made available on my eLearning Store, Inc. (www.elearningstoreinc.com) in the near future. Login and register to see what is currently available.

If any parents are interested in purchasing the Competent Learner Model (CLM) services anywhere in the world, we will be launching our World-Wide Coaching Network in the near future. We will be offering services via insurance and/or private funding with the intent of training parents and instructors to formulate, deliver, and monitor the effects of evidenced-based programming (i.e., Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Direct Instruction (DI), and Precision Teaching (PT). You can contact us at [email protected]. Please provide your location (e.g., Idaho or Qatar).

If you are a CLMer, I will be hiring CLM Certified Coaches, CLM BCBAs, BCaBA, and possibly RBT; CLM SLPs; and OTs part-time to provide these services. Contact us via email [email protected] if you are interested, please provide me a short bio.

If you interested in becoming a certified CLM Coach, go to this website: CLM Center of Excellence (www.clmcenterofexcellence.com). It is a division of TUCCi.

5 Mar

Autism-Related Challenges Persist Well Into Adulthood, Study Shows

Shared by San Andreas Regional Center via Facebook – “A new study is providing a glimpse into the daily lives of adults with autism as they hit their 30s and 40s, a time period that’s traditionally received little attention from researchers looking at the developmental disorder.”

Autism-Related Challenges Persist Well Into Adulthood, Study Shows

by Michelle R. Davis | March 5, 2018

An adult with autism watches television in his apartment. A new report suggests that many people with autism who receive disability services from their state still struggle to get the support they need. (Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
24 Jan

Upcoming Workshop about the SARC’s Respite Program

Shared by the Special Kids Crusade and the San Andreas Regional Center Facebook pages.

Are you approved for Respite services through the San Andreas Regional Center but are not sure how to use it? Did you know that a friend or family member (non-parent, 18 yrs and older, eligible to work in the U.S.) can be approved to provide respite for your child/consumer? Learn more at this Respite Workshop on Saturday, January 27 at 1 pm at the San Andreas Regional Center’s Salinas office. This presentation will be presented in SPANISH ONLY. You MUST RSVP to attend. Call (831) 372-2730 and ask for Laura to reserve your spot.

 

27 Dec

Congratulations!!!

TUCCi’s newest BCBA and BCaBA

Exciting news

Tucci Learning Solutions, Inc. is excited to announce that Amy Adams is the company’s newest BCaBA. Amy is a coordinator. Amber Mercer joins Amy as the company’s newest BCBA. Amber a the Regional Coordinator.

Amy Adams (L) & Amber Mercer (R)

 

Both employees work in the Santa Clara region.

Way to go Amy and Amber!

Congratulations on achieving this career milestone. We are so happy and proud that you are part of TUCCi.

Tucci Learning Solutions, Inc.

19 Dec

Spotlight Virginia – Montevideo Middle School Peer Mentoring Program

Congratulations to Janine Bailey and Linda Dillashaw, at Rockingham Middle School in VA. These fine ladies have been implementing a Peer Mentoring Program. You are impacting the Montevideo community for the better according to Kristina Zaccaria. She has said that it is an AMAZING program.😍

Peer mentors work on Competent Learner Model (CLM) goals with students helping to demonstrate goals across environments and with people other than teachers.

All CLM Implementers around the world should read this article about Peer Mentoring that was developed by CLMers.

13 Nov

QUINTA CONFERENCIA EDUCATIVA DEL SUR DEL CONDADO – FIFTH SOUTH COUNTY CONFERENCE

This conference took place this past Saturday, November 11th, and the objective was “to provide families the medical, legal, and educational information about the services and rights of their children with different abilities.”

This year, Tucci Learning Solutions had once again the opportunity to participate providing information about our program and services to the community. We also had a workshop session which was presented by Nancy Kelley and Cynthia Valencia, and we helped out with childcare. We were informed that the event was a total success so we want to take a minute and THANK our wonderful staff from the South County for all of your help.

Attached are pictures from this year’s conference in Soledad. ENJOY!!!!

From left to right: Nancy Kelley (South County Regional Coordinator), Edith Almanza (stopped by to say hi to the group), Cynthia Valencia (Coordinator), Clarissa Carrillo, Marlene Ibarra, Grisel Ibarra, and Fernando Castro.
Ismael Mondragon (not in the picture) and Marlene Ibarra helped at the resource table.
Cynthia Valencia and Nancy Kelley.
Nancy and Cynthia running a session on “Social Stories” (incorporating CLM/ABA strategies). – “Cynthia and I had a great group of people in our session with children averaging in the 10-year-olds.
Nancy Kelley – The parent group bought pizza for kids and staff, and they also make an amazing lunch for parents and participators. Children also perform with singing, dancing, and instrumental. I bought 6 raffle tickets and three of our staff WON prizes!!!

 

The rest of the TUCCi team ran childcare for approximately 15-20 kids. They all had a great time!Nancy Kelley – I am grateful for our South County Staff who are the most collaborative, loyal, hardworking group who also love to laugh!

THANK YOU AGAIN FOR HELPING AND PARTICIPATING AT THIS YEARS SOUTH COUNTY CONFERENCE!!!

6 Nov

Fluency FlashCards Application

Today is an exciting day for Dr. Kent Johnson and me. Our Fluency FlashCards Application (FFCards App) is being released today. You can purchase this App at the eLearning Store, Inc. (www.elearningstoreinc.com).

The subscription fee for Instructors is $99 per year and $49 per semester for students.

Contact [email protected] for subscriptions for organizations and developers.

12 Sep

CLM Conference Registration NOW OPEN

Dear Colleagues,

Please help me to spread the word.

The 2017 CLM Conference Registration is now open at the CLM Center of Excellence. Please take time to navigate through the content of the conference to prepare for registration.

You will have the option to register for the full conference or single days and attend LIVE or via WEBINAR. When you click on the registration option of your choice, you will be asked to select the sessions you want to attend. As part of your checkout, you will become a registered user of the CLM Center of Excellence, the learning management portal for global CLM implementers.

Please bookmark the CLM Center of Excellence website and your personal login information and password.

When you log into the site, you will be taken to your personal dashboard which will show all of your registered courses, events, meetings, etc. This learning portal will keep track of your professional development transcript for any events and will offer a variety of learning and networking options.

Your personal dashboard will provide you with access to the course handouts to download and print and webinar links for the CLM Conference.​

Cathy Scutta, OTD, OTR/L, BCBA-D
CLM Center of Excellence
division of Tucci Learning Solutions, Inc.
email: [email protected]