Events | October 13, 2016
FirstSteps is proud to cosponsor a continuing education workshop on Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT) for Behavior Analysts with Praxis on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 from 8:30AM-5:30PM.
Featured workshop speakers are Thomas Szabo, PhD, BCBA, and FirstSteps Director of Research and Regional Clinic Director, Jonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA-D. This workshop offers seven (7) continuing education credits (CE) for those who attend. Registration is required for students and professionals.
To register or for more information, please visit the workshop website.
Events | September 15, 2016
FirstSteps for Kids Director of Research and Regional Clinic Director, Jonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA-D, is presenting at a two-day workshop on September 21st and 22nd, in Bodo, Norway. The conference is for parents and professionals working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders and is being hosted by the Tromso Child Habilitation Network.
Dr. Tarbox is presenting on FirstSteps research and treatment procedures for establishing executive function skills, including memory, self-control, attention, planning, and problem-solving skills, in children with autism.
For more information on this conference, please visit this translated page.
Current | September 8, 2016
Now that morning drop-offs and afternoon pick-ups are a part of the daily routine, we hope everyone is feeling more settled. If there are any remaining jitters or you are looking to help your child master the skills required of the daily routines, please review some of our helpful tips.
FirstSteps for Kids Regional Clinic Director and Research Director to Present at the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis Conference
Events | August 12, 2016
FirstSteps for Kids Research Director and Regional Clinic Director, Jonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA-D, is giving an invited address on FirstSteps research to a sold-out audience at the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis conference this Friday, August 12th, in Bellevue, Washington.
The title of Dr. Tarbox’s presentation is "Moving Beyond the Foundational Verbal Operants: Research on Complex Skills in Children with Autism.” The presentation describes the FirstSteps approach to doing research on complex skill acquisition and will showcase the latest results of ongoing projects, such as a program for teaching problem-solving skills to children with autism.
Visit the conference website for more information.
Current | August 5, 2016
Most airlines offer early boarding for passengers traveling with children and/or those with special needs. But should you take advantage of it? Early boarding means more time in the seat waiting for the plane to take off and more passengers squeezing through the aisles with luggage, which could be quite aversive. Below are some helpful tips to consider regarding early boarding, as well as ideas on how to make your traveling time a bit easier and hopefully, a lot more fun.