Strategies for changing challenging behaviors of students with autism


How should teachers handle hitting, kicking, biting, and head-banging?

About the Presenter
Monica Fisher, M.Ed., BCBA/COBA has more than 15 years of experience working with children on the autism spectrum in home, school and residential settings. She provides in-home consultative services for families in the community, and has provided trainings for parents, teachers and other professionals. She is currently the director of the behavior department at Monarch Center for Autism and is responsible for managing a team of behavior specialists and BCBAs. Fisher earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the College of Wooster, her master’s degree and intervention specialist licensure from Cleveland State University, and she took coursework in applied behavior analysis through Florida Institute of Technology. She previously served as an intervention specialist in Monarch’s High School and was formerly an associate teacher at Monarch School. She is also an independent behavioral consultant for ABA Outreach Services, providing behavioral consultative services for families of children with autism.

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Teaching Students with Autism is a free professional learning community on edWeb.net that provides ideas and resources for teachers working with students with autism, particularly advances in technology that can lead to significant breakthroughs in communication and learning.

This edWeb broadcast was sponsored by Monarch Center for Autism, STAR Autism Support, and VizZle. The recording of the edWebinar can be viewed by anyone here.

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