Educator Voices

The Educator Voices Podcast series provides discourse on evidence-based practices that support the education of students with autism spectrum disorder. Conversations include topics that directly relate to the everyday experiences of teachers, administrators, and other school staff members. Each episode is supported with available coaching and technical assistance provided through the NM PED Autism Project as well as online trainings available on the Autism Portal. For more information about the NM PED Autism Project please contact Patrick Blevins, prblevins@unmmg.org

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Some evidence-based interventions are actually many interventions that work together to serve the same purpose. An example of that is ...
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Some Evidence Based Practices focus on the reduction or elimination of behaviors that interfere with a student’s ability to participate ...
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An important Evidence Based Intervention for almost all children with ASD is Functional communication. Every individual (regardless of disability) needs ...
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Prompting refers to providing assistance or cues to encourage the use of a specific skill. Sometimes the instructor provides one ...
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Transition is a topic that is most often addressed when students are in middle school preparing for the transition to ...
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The 11 IEP Considerations for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder help IEP teams consider some essential issues when developing an ...
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It is important to think about how to determine what is actually reinforcing for students. In order for something to ...
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Although teachers are required to collect data related to academic development as well as interfering behaviors, collecting information without using ...
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Reinforcements and rewards – what’s the difference and what’s the big deal? You may be aware that it involves giving ...
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