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BY YOUR SIDE Autism Podcast

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BY YOUR SIDE Autism Podcast comes out on the first and third Monday of every month and is an interview show featuring open and honest conversations from therapists, parents, educators, authors, and experts in the autism field. BY YOUR SIDE provides theraputic services in three different environments (in-center, in-home, school-based) in Northern IL offering ABA, ST, & OT. The BY YOUR SIDE podcast topics include therapy tips, coping skills, ideas, strategies, and plain ole heartfelt conversations from parents who live with autism in their lives.

BY YOUR SIDE Autism Podcast comes out on the first and third Monday of every month and is an interview show featuring open and honest conversations from therapists, parents, educators, authors, and experts in the autism field. BY YOUR SIDE provides theraputic services in three different environments (in-center, in-home, school-based) in Northern IL offering ABA, ST, & OT. The BY YOUR SIDE podcast topics include therapy tips, coping skills, ideas, strategies, and plain ole heartfelt conversations from parents who live with autism in their lives.

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IL

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BY YOUR SIDE Autism Podcast comes out on the first and third Monday of every month and is an interview show featuring open and honest conversations from therapists, parents, educators, authors, and experts in the autism field. BY YOUR SIDE provides theraputic services in three different environments (in-center, in-home, school-based) in Northern IL offering ABA, ST, & OT. The BY YOUR SIDE podcast topics include therapy tips, coping skills, ideas, strategies, and plain ole heartfelt conversations from parents who live with autism in their lives.

Language:

English


Episodes

Dr Temple Grandin: Different Types of Minds

7/8/2020
Dr. Temple Grandin wants us to understand that there are three different types of thinkers. We need to identify and developed our thinkers; and the business world needs to do a better job putting teams together of all the different type of thinkers. She once again brings her passion and her no-nonsense approach on what we need to do to develop our children.

Duration:00:34:46

Dr. Temple Grandin: Different Types of Minds

7/7/2020
Dr. Temple Grandin wants us to understand that there are three different types of thinkers. We need to identify and developed our thinkers; and the business world needs to do a better job putting teams together of all the different type of thinkers. She once again brings her passion and her no-nonsense approach on what we need to do to develop our children.

Duration:00:35:17

I'm more than just his mom

3/16/2020
Jen Ivey, parent of four kids, including a 12 year-old on the spectrum, offers what it's like been over the past 12 years of, dealing with Mitchell's autism, raising her other three kids, keeping her marriage together, and more.

Duration:00:24:08

Structure of ABA Therapy

2/15/2020
ABA therapy does not work like other therapies. ABA is a tiered system. So, what is a BCBA, BT, and RBT? How many components make up ABA therapy? How important is parent training? What are the ethical boundaries between parents and BCBAs? Sammi Baker, BCBA and Director of ABA Delivery at BYS gives an informative interview discussing all the components that, when put together, is ABA therapy.

Duration:00:23:36

Self-Injurious Behavior: A Play

8/26/2019
Playwright and actor Jessica Cavanagh turns her personal story of dealing with her son's autism, into a stage production called Self-Injurious Behavior, making its world premiere in North Hollywood.

Duration:00:26:04

A Mom's Difficult Journey

5/21/2018
We have always known that parents who have children on the spectrum are special people. Yet, we sometimes forget that our parents are facing battles outside of the autism world. Anna Kalinowski-Kluzik is a single mom, has two children on the spectrum, and is currently battling cancer. She talks about her love for life, her love of music, and her love for her children. A true inspiration.

Duration:00:25:31

A Principal Talks Education and Learning

2/19/2018
Mr. Balduf is the principle at Carpenter school in Park Ridge IL and has always been a proponent of rethinking how we look at education. In this episode, we discuss the current state of education, in addition to where it could be headed: Do grades and classrooms designs need to be rethought? We talk fidgets and standing desks. Mr. Balduf gives an insight to the teachers of today.

Duration:00:30:52

67-Year-Old Learns He Has Autism

2/5/2018
Garret and MaryAnne Mathews give an honest look into their marriage of 38 years with Garret recently finding out he's on the spectrum. In what ends up both answering questions and yet bringing up new questions. They use this recent discovery to try and help others who may going through a similar situation.

Duration:00:45:32

Gaining Cooperation Part 2

1/22/2018
BCBA Brian Katz continues breaking down the concept of 'positive parenting' based on an article "The Seven Steps to Earning Instructional Control with You Child" by Robert Schramm (Part 1 is Episode 26).

Duration:00:24:32

SibShops

6/19/2017
Six BY YOUR SIDE therapists went to the official SibShops training where they learned how to facilitate a workshop for kids who have a sibling with special needs. Hear these therapists talk about what kids can expect during the workshop, the benefits of giving these kids their own time, and first-hand accounts of being someone who has a sibling with special needs.

Duration:00:32:53

BYS 027 Sensory Friendly Stage Productions

6/5/2017
Leslie Shook has worked as the theatre manager for The DePaul Theatre School in Chicago since 1982 and is responsible developing audiences of more than 35,000 people at DePaul's Merle Reskin Theatre each season. One performance of Cinderella was turned into a sensory friendly performance. Leslie talks about theatre and the importance to children, plus discuss what goes into sensory performances.

Duration:00:24:48

Gaining Cooperation Part 1

5/15/2017
Brian Katz, BCBA, breaks down in detail an article about gaining instructional control from your child. Brian talks about methods and prompts that will help parents with their child to act more independently. He focuses on the concept of positive parenting. A must listen for those seeking guidance in getting their child to respond to their requests.

Duration:00:23:57

Dr. Temple Grandin

1/9/2017
Dr. Grandin’s passion is in full force as she clearly defines what parents and kids need to be doing and how to prepare for the next stage of their lives. Her philosophy of “mentors are attracted to talent” offers as a great reminder of getting kids “doing” things that fit their ability.

Duration:00:23:58

Explaining ABA

11/21/2016
Brain Katz and Matthew Zaffos are both BCBAs. They cover ABA topics such as, parent training and early intervention, and explain how they are passionate that these are the keys to a child’s success. We also go in detail on the definition of common ABA terms - antecedents, prompts, reinforcers - to help parents understand what they mean and how best to use them.

Duration:00:43:23

Natalie and Susan: Two Speech Paths

10/10/2016
Natalie Halm and Susan Theis both are speech pathologists at BY YOUR SIDE. Both work at the Burr Office and have, at times, teamed together to give presentations. Susan and Natalie talk about the importance and the distinction of ST in conjunction with ABA while talking about ST best practices.

Duration:00:29:02

BYS 022 Anita Lomax: Discussing What We Heard

9/2/2016
We do something a little differently in today's episode. We review with a behavioral specialist, the interview we did with Andrew Blaha, a teenager on the spectrum. Anita and I break down what Andrew talked about and Anita discusses it from a professional side.

Duration:00:22:46

19 Year-Old with Autism. Part 2

7/18/2016
We start with the difficult topic of bullying, in this second part of our interview with Andrew Blaha, a nineteen year old on the autism spectrum. Andrew also discusses how help at school literally changed his life from anger to one of knowledge. And he talks about the dangers of too much screen times for kids on the spectrum, even though Andrew himself thinks the internet is a wonderful tool.

Duration:00:41:26

19 Year-Old with Autism. Part 1

6/14/2016
Andrew Blaha is a 19 year-old on the spectrum. He offers insight through - what he calls - his lens. From changing how he thought he was stupid, to how he thinks parents should discipline. Andrew offers amazing insight on what is going through the mind of a child on the spectrum.

Duration:00:30:25

Laura Mahlmeister BCBA

5/17/2016
What does a treatment plan look like? Why family training is crucial to ABA therapy and fighting the perception parents might have that it means they are “bad parents”. Find out the difference between Focused and Comprehensive ABA therapy.

Duration:00:22:17

Nick Johne: Second City Teacher: Improv and autism

4/18/2016
Improvisation is performing without a script and Nick Johne, Second City teacher, has been teaching people on the spectrum an improv class with people for over two years. Find out how basic rules of improv can lead to useful life skills, like the importance of "yes...and".

Duration:00:26:23