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Listen to Let’s Talk About Super Special Kids and Cake, a podcast for parents of children with special needs. Professor Rhea Paul and Dr. Donia Fahim discuss topics of interest to families of children with developmental delays and neurodevelopmental difficulties while debunking common misconceptions about interventions. They also suggest fun activities to do with your super special kids and enjoy some cake!

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Navigating Communication Services and Supports for Your Young Child with Autism

Communication is often a parent’s number-one concern when a young child is diagnosed with autism. With so many interventions available, how can families be sure they’re choosing the best option for their child? This accessible, straightforward book gives you the practical knowledge to evaluate communication therapies and treatments—and make sound decisions rooted in evidence-based practice.

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Alternative Communication Training for Toddlers with ASD
In the last blog post, I talked about early intervention techniques which can help young children with...
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Importance of Playfulness Training for Toddlers with ASD
Hello, and welcome to my latest post, where I’m sharing expert advice around the importance of...
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Communication Training for Toddlers with ASD
There is a significant difference between talking and communication. As most of us know, the inability...
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Tips for Therapists and Teachers – The Sacred Sound of Silence
It’s quite incredible what silence can offer. As therapists and teachers, we are trained to both listen...
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Tips for Special Educators – Verbal Behavior and Teaching Language
In today’s post, we begin a series of tips for special educators, designed to help them grow their skills...
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Autism Treatment Questions – Hours of Treatment for Your Special Needs Child
Among the most frequent autism treatment questions from parents to special educators and therapists is,...
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Arab Journal of Applied Linguistics

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