26 Jun

Upcoming FREE Webinar on Bullying Prevention

Shared by Special Kids Crusade via their Facebook page.

Children with disabilities are more likely to be bullied than those without. University of Southern California’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities is hosting a FREE webinar this Thursday, June 29, on Bullying Prevention of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Attendees will learn how to identify if children are victims of bullying and how to build a community of prevention through self advocacy, peer-advocacy and school support. You must register by Wednesday, June 28: http://www.uscucedd.org/upcoming-events.

2 May

What’s the difference between Tucci Learning Solutions and the CLM?

There is a big difference!  Our company implements CLM programming.  Here is a graphic that helps explain the difference.

We implement CLM programming, not TUCCi programming just like the other implementations around the world. 

Did you know that Tucci Learning Solutions and the CLM can be found in a variety of places in social media?

 

You can follow us on:

Facebook   (CLM)

Twitter    (CLM with some information for local CLMers)

Tumblr   (Tucci Learning Solutions)

Google+   (CLM)

Pinterest  (All kind of information about the CLM, TUCCi and Early Start)

Instagram  (in progress)

 

Check out these other great online resources:

CLM Blog

Competent Learner Model website

Tucci Learning Solutions website

eLearning Store   (Tucci Learning Solutions)

 

Got something great to share about your experience(s) with TUCCi and the CLM?  Please email Rocio ([email protected]) to share the good news through social media. 

Thanks, everyone.   Hope to see you online!

Rae-Ann Arevalo

Director of Staff Development | CLM Certified Coach

2 May

Parents look to lawmakers to stop children with autism from ‘falling through the cracks’

“Autism Speaks advocate Lorri Unumb works with the nonprofit group to fight for better autism treatment coverage across the country.”

Updated: Monday, April 24th 2017, 5:39 pm PDT
By Ashleigh Holland, State Reporter

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – The parents of children with autism say their needs can fall through the cracks in South Carolina – especially if their families don’t have the insurance coverage they need to pay for expensive treatments.

A bill in the State House now aims to expand insurance coverage for those with autism. Autism advocates are pushing for it to pass, but …

24 Apr

The Controversy About Restraints On People With Autism

You may want to learn about an organization of BCBAs that provides crisis intervention trainings…

03/21/2017 08:24 pm ET | Updated Mar 25, 2017

I’m sitting in my office when I get the familiar knock on my door accompanied with, “It’s a crisis and you are needed!” This is the prompt that has me jump up from my chair, pull my hair back into a bun, and run toward the problem. I can usually hear where it is coming from based on the screams and loud banging from one of our therapeutic rooms. I enter the room and assess the situation. Then, …

SHEKNOWS | Some children with autism engage in behavior like head banging and hair pulling for many different reasons including, but not at all limited to, pain & seizures.
28 Mar

CLM Success Stories!

If you are interested in viewing the possible outcomes of CLM Programming, watch the video, Case Studies.

The Pennsylvania Department of Education produced the following video to document the effects of the CLM. An observer is provided with an opportunity to view how 8 naive learners acquire the competencies to perform successfully in their learning environments (school, home, and community) over the course of a year. Each Case Study illustrates the benefits to each learner and his/her instructors who are implementing the CLM. Parents, Teachers, Para-professionals, and Administrators talk about how the CLM has positively impacted their learners and their learning environments.

28 Mar

Carl Writes Prologue and Epilogue to New Edition of The Eden Conspiracy by Joe Harless

If Carl Binder says it is a great book, you should purchase it!

Dr. Carl Binder, CEO of The Performance Thinking Network, has partnered with Carol Harless and the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies to re-publish a groundbreaking book, The Eden Conspiracy: Educating for Accomplishment Citizenship, by Dr. Joe Harless, one of Carl’s most important mentors.

13 Mar

What Are the Early Signs of Autism to Look For?

In recent years, more and more children in the United States and worldwide, are being diagnosed with autism. In the United States, the rate is holding steady at 1 in 68 children. I’m a mom to one of those children, as you know. Parenting an autistic child has not always been an easy journey. I’ve had my fair share of wins and I’ve had my fair share of moments where I was ready to just quit and be done. Getting through the initial diagnosis was an accomplishment within itself. Still, I wanted to make the most of this or at least be able to offer some sort of support to fellow parents. I’ve already talked about how to recognize signs of autism in toddlers, so let’s talk about more of the early signs of autism to look for.

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14 Feb

11 Sensory Red Flags

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Due to the enormous popularity of 10 Sensory Red Flags, I wanted to share with you a few more, because the truth is there are a lot.  Part of my mission here at Your Kid’s Table is to demystify sensory processing, but the shear volume of behaviors that seem odd, quirky, annoying, or frustrating and are a result of sensory processing is huge.

I suspect that you are here reading for one of two reasons. First, you are…..

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