Month: July 2015

Using Incidental Teaching to Engage Children in Summer Learning

  Take Advantage of Teachable Moments with Incidental Teaching Whether you are a parent or a teacher, you probably worry about summer learning loss, which frequently occurs when children are out of school for extended breaks. And while learning loss

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Arkansas Administrators Gather Around SEAS Conference to Explore Best Practices

How Arkansas Administrators are Empowering Educators and Improving Outcomes The work of an educator never stops. This is especially the case when it comes to school administrators, who use the summer as a time to plan and strategize for the

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Rethink Spotlight: Ernie Els Center for Autism

The Els for Autism Foundation was established in 2009 by the world class pro-golfer Ernie Els and his wife Liezl several years after discovering that their son Ben was profoundly impacted by autism.  The foundation now runs two entities: The

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5 Tips for Transforming Your Teaching Practice with Active Listening

How Active Listening Can Make You a More Effective Communicator by Jennifer Wilkens With the new school year just around the corner, many opportunities will arise for conversations with students, parents and colleagues. Collaboration is an essential part of teaching.

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TCASE Interactive 2015 at a Glance

The Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education’s (TCASE) semi-annual conference kickoffs today, July 14th, in Austin, Texas. TCASE is a 3 day special education conference in Texas and a wonderful opportunity to connect with our customers and learn how

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Rethink’s Patricia Wright Talks Transition and Employment on Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio

How to support successful transition and employment for adults with autism Last week Patricia Wright, Rethink’s Vice President of Professional Services, appeared on Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio with Autism Speaks‘ Director of Adult Services, David Kearon, to discuss how to

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Rethink is On Doctor Radio- Real Doctors Helping Real People

Join Rethink’s Dr. Patricia Wright tomorrow on Doctor Radio at 3pm ET for a discussion on preparing young adults with autism for success in the workplace According to a recent report, two thirds of students with autism had no job or educational

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4 Ways to Support Neuro-Diversity in the Workplace

Two thought leaders discuss how businesses can better support neuro-diversity in the workplace An inclusive workplace is not only a commitment to a diverse workforce, but to a culture in which differences are respected and everyone, regardless of their differences or

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The ABCs of ABA Billing

Best Practices for Successful ABA Billing based upon a webinar with Yvonne McNamee July 2014 was a historic month. Medicaid programs across the country are now required to offer ABA therapy as a benefit for children with autism. One year later,

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