Special Encore Presentation: Play Based ABA Methods for the Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders with Lynn Koegel

October 2, 2012
Hosted by Rob Haupt

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Episode Description

In this episode of Autism Spectrum Radio, Dr. Frea will discuss how play based ABA methods can be used to treat autism spectrum disorders (ASD.) Play is at the center of child hood learning. Fundamentally children learn everything through play. This speaks volumes about how important it is that ASD therapies incorporate play based activities into the mix when devising a treatment approach. However, the challenges associated with establishing an effective and fun play based routine for children with an autism spectrum disorder can be daunting. In this episode Dr. Frea and his guest, Dr. Lynn Koegel will discuss play based ABA methods and how they fit in with the ABA model of treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Be sure to catch this episode of Autism Spectrum Radio Tuesday, May 1st at 11 AM.

Autism Spectrum Radio

Autism Spectrum Radio

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Our show offers a great weekly conversation to inspire, inform and support families and individuals living with autism. We offer practical information for parents of children of all ages. The show explores treatment topics and recent research. We have a variety of guests to share their expertise, experience and resources. Advocates and parent guests share their insights and discuss the paths they have taken to find effective treatments. Authors, Physicians and researchers will keep us updated on the latest news. Topics include treatment options, early childhood issues, planning for adulthood, school and community opportunities, and general issues with understanding the diagnosis and the professional community.

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Rob Haupt

Rob Haupt

Rob Haupt is a passionate professional in the field of autism. His knowledge of autism services, treatment options and insurance coverage has made him a popular guest speaker to advocate groups. He also shares tips for parents through his weekly video blog.

Rob is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 12 years of experience treating individuals with Development Disabilities. He currently serves as Vice President of Business Development at Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST), an agency that provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Occupational Therapy and Speech to individuals with Autism. In his role with AST, Rob has collaborated with parents, teachers, and schools to support better understanding of autism health insurance mandates and how to effectively use insurance coverage. Watch Rob’s weekly video series on www.autismtherapies.com.

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