Two of the premier online parent training organizations are offering free online parent training videos to caregivers during the COVID-19 crisis. Some parents and families of individuals with ASD are seeing major decreases in services and ABA therapy and interventions are falling on caregivers to be provided at home. A few of the topics included are Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), and Increasing Compliance in the home.
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Institute for Behavioral Training
IBT is offering training from its parent eLearning library at no cost: Useful Strategies For Your Home – How to Build Compliance in the Home, How to Build Social Skills at Home, How to Reinforce Play and Leisure Skills at Home, Using Visual Schedules in the Home, Environmental Changes that Work in the Home (6.5 hours). Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up and mention ATCC referred you!
Relias is offering free access to four of their online training videos including; Imitation and Joint Attention, Increasing Behavior, Introduction to ABA, and Naturalistic Teaching Strategies(5 hours 45 minutes). To sign up, follow the link provided to be taken to their website.
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