The Autism Helper Membership Year 2

Year 2 Membership Objectives


  • Define reinforcement and list 3 ways it can be used incorrectly.
  • Describe how to create parent surveys for parent collaboration and identify why it is important.
  • Define token economy and list strategies for using a token economy effectively.
  • Explain the importance of homework and list 3 ways to develop an easy homework system.
  • List and explain the steps in Behavior Skills Training.
  • Describe how to set up an ideal parent teacher conference and list 3 strategies for sharing student progress with parents.
  • Define learning channels and list ways they can be utilized when writing goals or programs.
  • Define replacement behaviors and explain the importance related to reducing negative behaviors.
  • List executive functioning skills and 3 ways to build these skills at home.
  • List 3 considerations for ethically and comprehensively addressing challenging behavior.
  • Identify specific considerations when addressing challenging behaviors in the home setting.
  • List 3 strategies for fading prompts within the home environment. Define prompt fading.
  • Explain the importance of play.
  • List 3 strategies for including parents appropriately during an IEP meeting.
  • List 3 major components of IDEA.
  • Define core language vocabulary
  • List 3 strategies for implementing core language vocabulary 

Year 2 Membership Agenda

When you join the Membership in January, your immediate access will include all content from September-January. Content for the rest of the Membership is released monthly. ​

September (56 minutes)

  • Parent Surveys
  • Diving Deeper into Reinforcement (Expert Interview with Patrick Mulick, BCBA)
  • Difference Between Bribery and Reinforcement


October (68 minutes)

  • Homework
  • Tackling Token Economies (Expert Interview with Shira Karpel, M.Ed, BCBA and Shayna Gaunt, BCBA)
  • Group Contingencies


November (49 minutes)

  • Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Behavior Skills Training (Expert Interview with Rosemarie Griffin, MA. CCC-SLP, BCBA)
  • Errorless Learning


December (66 minutes)

  • Sharing Progress with Parents/Families
  • Learning Channels (Expert Interview with Brigid McCormick, MA, BCBA)
  • Using Google Forms


January (85 minutes)

  • Addressing Executive Function Challenges at Home
  • Replacement Behaviors (Expert Interview with Tameika Meadows, M.Ed, BCBA)
  • Core Language Vocabulary Part 1


February (82 minutes)

  • Addressing Behaviors at Home
  • 3 Steps to Compassion: Addressing Challenging Behaviors (Expert Interview with Dr. Megan Miller, PhD, BCBA-D)
  • When Interventions Are Not Working
  • Core Language Vocabulary Part 2


March (59 minutes)

  • Fading Prompts at Home
  • The Play Project and the Power of Play (Expert Interview with Dr. Richard Solomon, MD)
  • DRO: Differential Reinforcement of Other Behaviors


April (63 minutes)

  • Parents and the IEP Team
  • The Nuts and Bolts of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) of 2006 (Expert Interview with Vickie Brett, ESQ. and Amanda Selogie, ESQ.)
  • Interval Data for Problem Behavior


May (89 minutes)

  • Working on Leisure Skills at Home
  • The Sensory System (Expert Interview with Meghan Roberson, BCBA, SLP)
  • Sensory Behavior Considerations


Bonus Mini Course (103 minutes)

  • Embedding Movement into the Classroom
  • Structured Movement Groups
  • Choosing and Using Movement Videos
  • Why Crossing the Midline Matters
  • The Importance of Recess, Playground, and Outdoor Play
  • Putting It All Together (Next Steps and Problem Solving)


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